Longtime Journalism Professor, Former Dean Dwight Teeter Dies at 80
This obituary was prepared at Teeter’s request by his friend and colleague, UT Journalism Assistant Professor Mike Martinez.
Dwight L. Teeter Jr., 80, a journalism educator for more than four decades, an expert and author on media law and journalism history, and a mentor to countless graduation students, died February 27 in Knoxville following a long illness. Arrangements for a celebration of life will be announced soon.
He retired from the UT at the end of 2014 after completing fifty years of university teaching at seven American universities. Teeter was dean of UT’s College of Communications from 1991 to 2002 … Read more “Longtime Journalism Professor, Former Dean Dwight Teeter Dies at 80”