Smith named seventh president of JU

Knoxville — Today in a ceremony at Alumni Memorial Chapel, Johnson University Board of Trustees Chairman L. D. Campbell announced that Tommy Smith has been named the president-elect of the Johnson University System. Smith, JU’s current Provost/Vice President for Academic Affairs, will be installed into office July 1, 2018 upon the retirement of current JU … Read moreSmith named seventh president of JU

Weedman announces retirement

KNOXVILLE — Johnson University President Gary Weedman announced to faculty and staff Monday that he will retire from the presidency of Johnson University at the end of the 2017-18 academic year. His retirement will be effective June 30, 2018. “Throughout Dr. Weedman’s tenure as president, Johnson University has experienced tremendous growth in enrollment, academic programs and facilities,” a statement … Read moreWeedman announces retirement

SACSCOC approves JU reaffirmation, gives recommendation on assessment

KNOXVILLE — For most students and alumni, Johnson’s accreditation reaffirmation in December went by with little fanfare, or even acknowledgement. But for administrators, faculty  and staff, the reaffirmation was the culmination of year’s of work.

Johnson received its 10 year reaffirmation of accreditation from the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges Dec. 4, 2016.

The Vice President for Academic Affairs/Provost, Tommy Smith said, “We invest a lot of time into this [two year process] because it’s worth it—Worth it for the students and University.”

Being accredited places the University in a class of high quality that reflects the best practices in education.

Read moreSACSCOC approves JU reaffirmation, gives recommendation on assessment

Wolf clears up confusion over chapel requirements

KNOXVILLE — Chapel is required for all Johnson students, both traditional and non-traditional. Chapel requirements are broken down based on full-time or part-time status. If you are a full time student you are required to go to three chapels a week, whether you are a traditional or non-traditional student. You can either attend or attain … Read moreWolf clears up confusion over chapel requirements

JUFL campus hosts summer music camp

KNOXVILLE — Johnson University Florida’s School of Communication and Creative Arts is preparing for Resound, a summer music camp and concert tour experience for high school upperclassman. JUFL Performing Arts Director, Dirk Donahue and Assistant Dean and professor of music, Ruth Reyes, will lead a group of JU alumni in conducting the camp. Resound runs from … Read moreJUFL campus hosts summer music camp

JU Royals, Suns take on ICOM 2016

Lexington — This weekend students from Johnson University Tennessee and Florida attended the International Conference On Missions in Lexington,Ky. This year’s theme was “Mobilize: Disciples Making Disciples” Each year, participants from all over the world join together at ICOM to engage in the world of missions and learn what it means to spread the Gospel throughout the … Read moreJU Royals, Suns take on ICOM 2016

JUTN Royals gain victory against JUFL Suns in volleyball match

KNOXVILLE – The JUTN Royals volleyball team won their match against the JUFL Suns yesterday at 7 p.m. in the Phillips-Welshimer Building Gym. Both teams fought hard but the Royals came away with the win leading in all three sets. Royals player 15,Taylor Bayham, and player 13, Alexandra Harrel were both recognized before the game for senior night. Both … Read moreJUTN Royals gain victory against JUFL Suns in volleyball match

Johnson sees first drop in enrollment in four years

KNOXVILLE — When students arrived on campus this semester, they may have been surprised by a small paper sign, on the door of Johnson Hall First North Hall, that simply reads “guest housing.” While the guest housing is nice for visitors to the university, university officials would rather have students staying in those rooms. The hall … Read moreJohnson sees first drop in enrollment in four years