University of Tennessee
The University of Tennessee (also known as UT), sometimes called the University of Tennessee, Knoxville (UT Knoxville, or UTK) is a public land-grant university headquartered at Knoxville. Founded in 1794, it is the flagship institution of the statewide University of Tennessee system with nine undergraduate colleges and eleven graduate colleges and hosts almost 28,000 students from all 50 states and more than 100 foreign countries. In its 2011 ranking of universities, U.S. News & World Report ranked UTK among the best national universities and public institutions of higher learning at 104th of all national universities. Its ties to Oak Ridge National Laboratory, established under UT President Andrew Holt and continued under the UT-Battelle partnership, have positioned the University as co-manager and allow for considerable research opportunities for faculty and students enjoyed by few other institutions of comparable standing.
Campaign Finance$625,919 Given
Figures are based on itemized contributions reported to the Federal Election Commission and state agencies. Please note that:
- contributions under $200 are not reported, and so are not included in totals.
- only contributions from individuals and organizations to candidates are included. Various accounting measures and more exotic contribution types are excluded.
- contributions are matched based on organization and recipient name reported within each election cycle. Contributions using an incorrect or non-standard version of the name may be missed.
- corporate name changes and mergers may cause figures to differ from those of the Center for Responsive Politics.
- organization totals include known subsidiaries of the organization.
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Republicans vs. Democratsin dollars. "Other" includes 3rd parties and organizations without official party affiliation.
State vs. Federalin dollars
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Figures are based on lobbying activity reported to the Senate Office of Public Records. Reported dollar amounts are required to be accurate only to the nearest $20,000. For organizations whose primary business is lobbying, we display total income and top clients. For organizations that are not primarily lobbying firms, we display total amount spent on lobbying and top lobbying firms hired.
For more information, please see our lobbying methodology page.
Lobbying on Behalf of University of Tennessee
Names of Lobbyists
Firm Hired Amount University of Tennessee $900,000 Vanderbilt University $80,000
Most Frequently Disclosed Lobbying Issues
- Fed Budget & Appropriations,
- Energy & Nuclear Power,
- Medicare & Medicaid,
- Health Issues,
- Science & Technology
Most Frequently Disclosed Bills
Bill No. Title H.R.2419 Farm Bill Extension Act of 2007 H.R.4137 College Opportunity and Affordability Act of 2007 H.R.3093 Department H.R.3161 Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2008 H.R.5384 Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2007 H.R.5386 Department of the Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2007 H.R.5427 Energy and Water Development Appropriations Act, 2007 H.R.5576 Transportation, Treasury, Housing and Urban Development, the Judiciary, the District of Columbia and Independent Agencies Appropriations Act, 2007 H.R.5631 Department of Defense Appropriations Act, 2007 H.R.5647 Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2007
RegulationsMentioned in 763 dockets; Submitted to 40 dockets
All data is based on documents downloaded from Regulations.gov. The first table shows mentions: all documents that include the name of the company anywhere in the document or document metadata. The second table shows submissions: all documents where the submitter metadata included the company name. Each table shows the top 10 dockets, ranked by number of occurrences.
Matches are based on a search for the company name. Variations in the company name, such as acronyms, nicknames or alternate names may cause documents to be missed. The mention of a company name in a document may be incidental and does not necessarily indicate that the company has any relevance to the document. Company names that are common English words may erroneously match with text that is not referring to the company.
Not all agencies submit public comments to Regulations.gov. For a list of participating and non-participating agencies see here. Agencies that do submit to Regulations.gov have varying levels of accuracy and completeness.
Regulations and public comments can be downloaded in bulk here.
The tables show occurrences of "University of Tennessee" in public comments on proposed federal regulations.
Documents Submitted by the Organization
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- Toggle 30 APHIS Animal Welfare Act; Standards of Care for Elephants 2006
- Toggle 3 NIFA AFRI Stakeholder 2010 2010
- Toggle 3 HHSIG Solicitation of New Safe Harbors and Special Fraud Alerts 2011
- Toggle 2 FDA Regulation of Tobacco Products; Request for Comments 2009
- Toggle 2 FDA Proposed Switch of Acyclovir from Prescription to OTC Status 1994
- Toggle 2 CSREES Recently Posted CSREES Rules and Notices. 2008
- Toggle 2 OMB Reform of Federal Policies Relating to Grants and Cooperative Agreements; Cost Principles and Administrative Requirements (including Single Audit Act) 2013
- Toggle 2 HHS Human Subjects Research Protections: Enhancing Protections for Research Subjects and Reducing Burden, Delay, and Ambiguity for Investigators 2011
- Toggle 2 APHIS Regulatory Status of Alfalfa Genetically Engineered for Tolerance to the Herbicide Glyphosate 2007
- Toggle 1 APHIS EA for Cold-Tolerant Genetically Engineered Eucalyptus 2007
Mentions in Document Text
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- Toggle 85 CMS Announcement of Application from Hospital Requesting Waiver for Organ Procurement Service Area 2012
- Toggle 47 TTB Labeling and Advertising of Wines, Distilled Spirits and Malt Beverages (Serving Facts Labeling) 2007
- Toggle 46 PHMSA Prevention Thru People - Control Room Management 2007
- Toggle 39 EPA Regulation of Fuels and Fuel Additives: Renewable Fuel Program 2005
- Toggle 32 CMS Revisions to Payment Policies Under the Physician Fee Schedule, and Other Part B Payment Policies; Revisions to Payment Policies for Ambulance Services for CY 2008; and the Proposed Elimination of the E-Rx Exemption for Computer-Generated Faxes*** 2010
- Toggle 31 APHIS Animal Welfare Act; Standards of Care for Elephants 2006
- Toggle 30 FSIS Notice of public meeting; request for comments (definition of the term 'natural') 2006
- Toggle 27 DOT 2007 U.S.-China Frequency Allocation Proceeding 2006
- Toggle 26 EPA National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System Permit Regulation and Effluent Limitations Guidelines and Standards for Concentrated Animal Feeding Operations (CAFOs). 2002
- Toggle 22 EPA Protection of Stratospheric Ozone; Listing of Substitutes for Ozone-Depleting Substances-N-Propyl Bromide 2002
University of Tennessee:
Medical Advanced Technology -- Health Science Center Rapid Bio-Pathogen Detection Technology
|2010||$1,600,000||University of Tennessee: Partnership for Energy and Automation Technologies|
Federal Spending197 grants; 21 contracts; 197 loans
Federal grants, contracts and loans are reported by federal agencies using the FPDS and FAADS systems. The data is made available to the public at USASpending.gov. Please note that the completeness and quality of the data varies greatly by agency.
Only grants, contracts and loans with amounts over $1 million are shown.
Because company names are not reported in a standardized manner, we cannot reliably determine the company receiving the contract or award. The results shown here are based on a search for the company name. Individual records may be missed or erroneously included because of name variations. For more information, please see our federal spending methodology page.
Note: Company names in federal spending data are not standardized. The table below is included only as a sample of what is available in the data and has not been reviewed for accuracy or completeness. To investigate the data further, use the links at the bottom of the table.
|University Of Tennessee||2012||National Institute Of Food And Agriculture||Smith-Lever 3(b) and 3(c) Formula Funding||$8,593,699|
|University Of Tennessee||2010||Student Financial Assistance Programs||GRANT PROGRAM||$8,110,247|
|University Of Tennessee||2011||Education, Department Of||GRANT PROGRAM||$7,680,289|
|University Of Tennessee||2010||ADVISORY & ASSISTANCE SERVICES LABOR||$7,312,794|
|University Of Tennessee||2008||Student Financial Assistance Programs||GRANT PROGRAM||$7,192,470|
|University Of Tennessee||2011||Education, Department Of||GRANT PROGRAM||$7,094,913|
|University Of Tennessee||2009||ADVISORY & ASSISTANCE SERVICES LABOR||$7,000,000|
|University Of Tennessee||2011||Student Financial Assistance Programs||GRANT PROGRAM||$6,981,614|
|University Of Tennessee||2012||Education, Department Of||GRANT PROGRAM||$6,974,451|
|University Of Tennessee||2012||National Science Foundation||A National Institute for Computational Sciences to Provide Leading-Edge Computational Support for Breakthrough Science and Engineering Research||$6,725,518|
Advisory Committees462 people on 152 committees
Data is based on disclosures required by the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA). Matches are based on the occurrence of the company name in the committee member affiliation. Variations in company names may cause some matches to be missed.
The table shows only the top 10 agencies. To search and download raw records from the complete dataset see the FACA data section.
Table shows employees of "University of Tennessee" that sat on federal advisory committees.
- Toggle National Science Foundation 324 people on 84 committees
- Toggle Department of Health and Human Services 95 people on 41 committees
- Toggle National Endowment for the Humanities 14 people on 1 committee
- Toggle Environmental Protection Agency 8 people on 6 committees
- Toggle Department of Energy 5 people on 5 committees
- Toggle National Endowment for the Arts 5 people on 2 committees
- Toggle Department of Agriculture 4 people on 5 committees
- Toggle National Aeronautics and Space Administration 4 people on 3 committees
- Toggle Nuclear Regulatory Commission 3 people on 1 committee
- Toggle Department of the Interior 2 people on 2 committees