The Alumni Legislative Council is on the front line, leading the call to legislative action. Sixty representatives from all UT campuses and institutes leverage their expertise and leadership to ensure UT's success for the betterment of the state. Convening at the start of the legislative session, the legislative council is schooled by the UT Office of Government Relations and Advocacy on funding priorities and greatest needs linked to increasing the capacity of educating students, producing research and providing outreach.

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The Advocacy Network is the University of Tennessee's official grassroots effort. It includes close to 5,000 alumni, employees, students and friends who believe in the university's value to all Tennesseans and share that message with elected officials.

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