Masters Endows Jackson Professorship in UT School of Advertising and PR
With a gift of $500,000, Suzanne S. Masters, a 1989 graduate of the University of Tennessee, Knoxville’s School of Advertising and Public Relations, has established the DeForrest Jackson Endowed Professorship, named after her favorite professor.
The gift, tied for the second largest ever received by UT’s College of Communication and Information, creates the first professorship for the School of Advertising and Public Relations.
Jackson came to UT after retiring as communications director for Cola-Cola’s corporate offices in Atlanta. He earned his master’s degree in communications from UT and went on to serve as an associate professor of advertising until his … Read more “Masters Endows Jackson Professorship in UT School of Advertising and PR”