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James Hicks
Assistant Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs and Dean of Students
M.A.Ed., Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University; B.A., University of Alabama
  Jim-Hicks@utc.edu
  (423) 425-4761
  (423) 425-5357
  University Center 399
Areas of Responsibility
  • Center for Student Wellbeing
  • Center for Women and Gender Equity
  • Disability Resource Center
  • Multicultural Affairs
  • Student and Family Engagement
  • Student Conduct
  • Student Outreach and Support
  • Veteran Student Services

James Hicks has been at UTC since 1998 and currently serves as the Assistant Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs and Dean of Students. In this role, he provides leadership and direction to the Office of the Dean of Students and all of its affiliated offices and centers. Mr. Hicks earned his Bachelor of Arts in English from the University of Alabama and a Master of Arts in Education from Virginia Tech. He lives in Chattanooga with his wife, Heather and two sons, Michael and A.J.