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Brian Francis

Director of Advising and Student Services


Brian Francis serves as Director of Advising and Student Services. Brian started with CEHHS in January 2022. Prior to joining CEHHS, Brian worked in the Haslam College of Business as an Academic Advisor and then Assistant Director of Undergraduate Programs from 2011 through 2022.

Brian’s work has focused on transfer student initiatives, new student orientation, and living learning communities. Brian earned his Bachelor of Arts in English and Master of Science in College Student Personnel and Administration from the University of Central Arkansas.

Brian is married with two children (both boys ages six and two). In his free time, Brian enjoys spending time outside with his family, watching sports, and reading. Brian is a die hard St. Louis Cardinals fan.

Contact Information

  • 332 Bailey Education Complex, 1122 Volunteer Boulevard, Knoxville, TN 37996
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