We know Volunteers want to solve problems. We offer a way forward for those with the resolve to make things better.
“From freshman year until now, the Baker School has been my sense of community, belonging, and purpose on UT’s campus.”
—Juliet Gear (Franklin, Tenn.)
“The Baker School has completely altered my trajectory in the best way possible. The experiences and opportunities that have been graciously afforded to me have shaped me into a better learner, citizen, and person.”
—Landyn Ford (Jacksboro, Tenn.)
“The staff at the Baker School has unequivocally believed in me the way that no other group has. Every single person I interacted with was caring, interested in me, and always made sure to follow through on their word.”
—Emily Morgan (Maryville, Tenn.)
Programs Designed for You
Want to make an impact in the community? Public service is a noble profession, and the Baker School is designed to help students of all backgrounds and political affiliations understand how necessary they are to public service. Find a program that’s right for you.
Be part of the solution.
The Baker School of Public Policy and Public Affairs is the first and only school of its kind in Tennessee. We offer belonging and purpose for every student with the Volunteer’s resolve to solve problems and make things better.