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Joe Pierce, Ed.D.

Associate Dean of Students, Care and Resilience


Joe Pierce serves as the Associate Dean of Students in the Office of the Dean of Students. In this role, he oversees areas of care & resilience, including working with a team in response to 974-HELP distress student protocol, and working with campus partners to support student success.

Favorite spot on campus and favorite UT tradition

Student Union, Vol is a Verb, the Torchbearer, really everything that speaks to UT's values

Top 5 CliftonStrengths

Connectedness | Command | Ideation | Empathy | Futuristic


I love to spend time with my family reading, playing games, and doing things outdoors. 

Ask me about.. 

Care and Resilience


BS in Business Management, University of Tennessee - Martin

Masters in Business Administration, Kennesaw State University

Doctorate of Education in Student Affairs Leadership, University of Georgia

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