1971 – 1973
Archie Dykes Chancellorship
An alumnus with a doctorate in education, Archie Dykes was the chancellor of UT Martin when he was selected to return to his alma mater as its second chancellor in 1971. An East Tennessee native, Dykes began his career as a school principal and superintendent before he moved into higher education as UT’s director of the Center for Advanced Graduate Studies in Education. In 1973, Dykes left UT to serve as chancellor at the University of Kansas.