Kupritz is Inaugural Swain Professor
Communication Studies Professor Virginia Kupritz has been named the inaugural William H. Swain Professor.
The professorship was made possible by a generous gift from Martha S. “Missy” Wallen (BA/CS ’74) in honor of her father, William H. Swain, who was also a UT alum.
This five-year rotating professorship recognizes Kupritz for her outstanding research, teaching, and academic/professional service that have uniquely contributed to the mission of the School of Communication Studies, the College of Communication and the University of Tennessee. Her leadership roles at UT include her current service as associate director of the School of Communication Studies and her … Read more “Kupritz is Inaugural Swain Professor”