UT Chancellor Dr. Donde Plowman is in Quarantine After Being Identified as a Close Contact of COVID-19 Patient

University of Tennessee Chancellor Donde Plowman is in quarantine.

Plowman found out this (Thursday) morning that she is a close contact of someone who tested positive for COVID-19. The chancellor has no symptoms and went immediately for a COVID test and will quarantine at home for 14 days.

Plowman will continue to lead the campus and engage by Zoom while in quarantine. Provost John Zomchick and other academic officials will preside over all commencement ceremonies through the weekend.

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