Founders’ Medal

Howard Baker Jr. received the first Founders’ Medal in 1996 at a Founders’ Day luncheon. The medal was devised by Chancellor Snyder as a means of recognizing alumni or others connected with the institution whose careers exemplify the founding principles of the institution. Philander P. Claxton Jr. and John Cullum have also received medals.

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  • Title Founders’ Medal
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  • Keywords Founders’ Medal
  • Website Name Volopedia
  • Publisher University of Tennessee Libraries
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  • Access Date January 30, 2023
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  • Date of Last Update October 8, 2018