KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - University of Tennessee System President Joe DiPietro will participate in Leadership Tennessee, which is a statewide leadership education program for people in the business, government, education and nonprofit sectors.
The 10-month program is overseen by Lipscomb University's Nelson and Sue Andrews Institute for Civic Leadership.
Through the program, participants will discuss issues that affect constituencies statewide.
DiPietro said in a statement that he looks forward to a meeting with other Tennessee leaders and learning their ideas about how they can join together to advance the state.
DiPietro will be part of the program's second class, a 31-member group.
A full listing of the entire class is at www.leadershiptennessee.org.