The Department of History

College of Arts & Sciences


Alumni & Support

The UT Department of History strives to make the graduate and undergraduate experiences of our students exciting, challenging, and rewarding. The department offers various grants to support graduate student research and presents annual awards for excellence in graduate scholarship and teaching. The department also awards undergraduate scholarships to superior, deserving students. A series of lectures sponsored by the department brings to the Tennessee campus distinguished scholars in a variety of fields to further expand the horizons of our students.

The Department of History is grateful for the continued generosity of its many supporters. This generosity plays a large part in the department’s ability to provide these lectures, grants, and scholarships. Interested parties may contribute to the department’s general History Enrichment Fund or to more specialized funds.

Unrestricted Funds

The History Enrichment Fund is for unrestricted gifts. This fund is used where the need is greatest. In the past, it has been used to support faculty research, interdisciplinary programs, and graduate education. This fund enables the department to plan for long-term goals and to respond expeditiously to issues of immediate concern.

If you are interested in a contribution to the History Enrichment Fund, please visit the link to contribute online, or make your check payable to the University of Tennessee Department of History. Please indicate that the check is for the History Enrichment Fund or for unrestricted use by the department, and mail it to the address below.

University of Tennessee
Department of History
915 Volunteer Boulevard
6th Floor Dunford Hall
Knoxville, TN 37996-4065

Restricted Funds

The department also has specific funds which support particular aspects of its programs, such as lectures by distinguished professors, graduate study in specific fields of history, and undergraduate education. Restricted gifts may be made to the funds below.

The Galen Broeker Fund for British Studies encourages interest and scholarly achievement in British studies. The fund honors the late Galen Broeker, UT professor of history from 1957 to 1978.

The LeRoy P. Graf Undergraduate History Endowment supports programs and projects in undergraduate education. The endowment recognizes the contributions of the late LeRoy P. Graf, UT professor of history from 1946 to 1985.

The LeRoy P. Graf Undergraduate Scholarship Fund supports an annual scholarship for an outstanding undergraduate student who majors in history.

The Charles Jackson Lecture Fund supports public lectures by outstanding scholars in social or cultural history. The fund was established by the family, friends, and former students of the late Charles O. Jackson, UT professor of history from 1969 to 1997.

The Charles Johnson Lecture Fund supports public lectures in the social and military history of World War II. This annual lecture honors the late Charles Johnson, UT professor of history from 1965 to 1997.

The Milton M. Klein History Studies Fund supports graduate fellowships in early American history and public lectures by visiting scholars in the fields of American colonial history and legal history. The fund honors the long-time teaching, research, and service of Milton Klein, UT professor of history from 1969 to 1984, and still an active and valued member of the UT community.

The Paul J. Pinckney Fund supports undergraduate scholarships. The fund was established by former students of UT professor Pinckney in recognition of his commitment to undergraduate education. Pinckney remains an active and effective member of the department.

If you are interested in a contribution to the Broeker, Graf, Jackson, Johnson, Klein, or Pinckney Funds, please make your check payable to the University of Tennessee Department of History. Please indicate the specific fund to which the check should be directed and mail it to the address below.

University of Tennessee
Department of History
915 Volunteer Boulevard
6th Floor Dunford Hall
Knoxville, TN 37996-4065

For additional information on contributions, please contact Kim Harrison at the Department of History: 865-974-5421 or kharriso@utk.edu.


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