JEM Emeritus Professor Herb Howard Dies at 89
Journalism & Electronic Media Emeritus Professor Herb Howard passed away on Wednesday, December 13, 2017 at the age of 89. He is remembered as a legendary broadcaster and educator.
Howard, a native of Johnson City, Tennessee, was preceded in death by his beloved wife of 47 years, Alpha Day Howard, and one brother, Robert C. Howard.
He served 44 years as professor of Broadcasting and Journalism, 18 years as Associate Dean for Graduate Studies, and one year as acting dean of the College.
Herb Howard earned his bachelor’s and master’s degrees from East Tennessee State University. He did additional graduate … Read more “JEM Emeritus Professor Herb Howard Dies at 89”
CCI Receives Largest Cash Gift, Creates Distinguished Professorship
University of Tennessee, Knoxville, alumnus Larry Patrick has given $1 million to the College of Communication and Information, the largest single cash gift in the college’s history, to establish a distinguished professorship to honor a longtime professor and administrator. Patrick also increased his estate gift to the college to $5 million.
The initial $1 million will establish the Herb Howard Distinguished Professorship in Media Management and Law, named for Journalism and Electronic Media Professor Emeritus Herb Howard. At some point in the future, this gift will be combined with Patrick’s $5 million estate gift to replace the distinguished professorship with … Read more “CCI Receives Largest Cash Gift, Creates Distinguished Professorship”