Communications from the Office of the President



David Russomanno Named Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs and Provost
I am very excited to welcome David Russomanno back to the University of Memphis as our Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs and Provost.  ...


National Employee Appreciation Day
University of Memphis employees, it is an honor to celebrate each of you. Not just today, on National Employee Appreciation Day, but every day. ...


Introducing Ascend — the UofM's 2023-28 Strategic Plan
Tiger Family, the time has come for a new strategic plan, which will guide us over the next five years as we continue to ascend to greater heights as a nationally respected public research institution.  ...


Welcome to the Spring Semester
Hello Tiger Family, I hope everyone had a great holiday break and an opporunity to recharge and prepare for a beginning of an exciting new year. ...


113th General Assembly Welcome
Esteemed members of the 113th Tennessee General Assembly, I'm Bill Hardgrave, President of the University of Memphis. I wish you the best during this year's legistlative session.  ...



Mid-Year Compensation Adjustments
The University implemented a 3% across-the-board compensation adjustment effective July 1, 2022. When the compensation plan was developed for this financial year, we made a commitment to ...


Welcome to the Fall Semester
This time of year is one of my favorites, as we welcome students, faculty and staff back to campus for the beginning of a new academic year. ...


A Message to Our Tiger Family
I am honored and excited to officially begin serving this great University today. I’m ready to get to work! I hope you will join me as we together take our University to new heights. ...



11/18 A Message from Bill Hardgrave
I am honored to write to you today to share my gratitude and excitement for being named the 13th President of the University of Memphis. ...