Chancellor Steven R. Angle, Ph.D.

UTC Chancellor, Dr. Steve Angle

Dr. Steven Angle assumed his role as Chancellor and the 17th leader of The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga on July 1, 2013.

Prior to coming to UTC, Dr. Angle served as Senior Vice President at Wright State University in Dayton, Ohio, and Executive in Residence at the Ohio Board of Regents (2012-2013). Prior to this appointment, he was the University Provost and a Professor of Chemistry (2007-2012).

He earned a B.A. degree in Chemistry from the University of California, Irvine (1978) and a M.S. degree in Organic Chemistry from the University of California, Los Angeles (1981), before returning to UC-Irvine for his Ph.D. in Organic Chemistry (1984).

While at Wright State, Dr. Angle oversaw an increase of research and sponsored program awards from $64 million in 2006 to over $100 million in 2012, all while state funding was reduced. At the Ohio Board of Regents, he helped lead the development of “Complete College Ohio,” a plan in conjunction with adult career centers, community colleges, and universities across Ohio to raise graduation rates and provide well-qualified workers for the state.

Before his tenure at Wright State, Dr. Angle served as Dean of the College of Natural and Agricultural Sciences and Director of the Agricultural and Natural Resources Program at the University of California, Riverside (2001-2007). While at UC Riverside, he also served as interim Dean and Director (2000-2001), Associate Dean for Physical and Mathematical Sciences at the College of Natural and Agricultural Sciences (1997-2000), and a faculty member in chemistry (1986-2007). He served as a Postdoctoral Research Associate at the University of Wisconsin, Madison (1984-1986).

Dr. Angle has had numerous research publications featured in periodicals such as Journal of Organic Chemistry, Tetrahedron Letters, and Journal of the American Chemical Society. He has also made 142 research presentations across the country.

During his time as a professor, Dr. Angle was the major professor to 21 Ph.D. students, advisor and mentor to nine post-doctoral scholars, and was also mentor to 25 students who carried out research in the Angle Laboratory.

He is married to Dr. Dominique Belanger, and is the father of three: Brad, Ian, and Zoe.