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David Phelps


David Phelps is a University of Tennessee, Knoxville alumnus. He is passionate about student development and engagement opportunities on campus.

What do you enjoy most about working with UT undergrads? 

Watching students embrace the Volunteer spirit as they take opportunities to get involved in their community.  

What is the most important advice you would give new students? 

Don’t be afraid to try new things and explore different opportunities and experiences. College is a 4-year experience and it’s okay to change your mind on something or explore a major you might not have previously thought of. 

What is your favorite place on campus? 

The mathematics department in Ayers Hall! 

Why should students take advantage of the ASC? 

The ASC has a skilled team of individuals that can help a student succeed in college. The ASC can help all students build sustainable learning habits that will benefit them during college and beyond. 


Bachelor of Science in Mathematics, University of Tennessee, Knoxville 

Master of Education in Higher Education Administration, Texas Tech University