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Commission For Women

About Us

The Commission for Women (“CFW”) is a body appointed by the Chancellor of The University of Tennessee, Knoxville within the UTK community to advise on the planning, implementation, and evaluation of campus programs, policies, and services designed to improve the status of women on the campus. The CFW reports to the Division of Diversity and Engagement.


Co-chairs: Mia Pearson-Loomis & Courtney Cronley

Awards & Scholarships

The Commission for Women awards three Chancellor’s Honors awards: the Notable UT Woman award, the Angie Warren Perkins award, and the Rising UT Woman award.

Congratulations to the following recipients of the 2023 CFW awards:

Angie Warren Perkins Award – Leia Cain

Rising UT Woman Award – Hannah Schmidt

Rising UT Woman Award – Samantha Ehrlich

Learn more here.


What’s happening now.


The CFW has compiled a list of historical resources and local resources aimed to educate and form the community. Learn more about resources here.