Wednesday, November 14, 2018 06:39 PM


( The University of Tennessee Athletics Department saw its Graduation Success Rate climb three points to 84% with the most recent cohort released by the NCAA today. This is the sixth consecutive year the Mocs have seen an increase in their graduation rates among student-athletes.

Since 2012, Chattanoogas GSR has increased 34 points from 50%. Leading the way for the Mocs this year are mens golf and volleyball, who both had 100% GSRs.

Softball (94), womens track & cross country (92), Soccer (91), mens tennis (91) and mens track & cross country (90) are all over 90%. Data released today reflect graduation numbers among student-athletes who entered school in 2011.

The success of our student-athletes in the classroom is one of the crown jewels of our athletics program, stated Vice Chancellor & Director of AthleticsMark Wharton[1]. They achieve at a high level and get outstanding support from our coaches and support staff. Our goal has been, and will continue to be, a 100% graduation rate, and we are certainly moving in that direction.

ABOUT THE GSRThe Graduation Success Rate was developed by the NCAA as part of its academic reform initiative ...

News source: WDEF

See also: Randy Durham