Associate Vice Chancellor
Phone: (865) 974-2178
Fax: (865) 974-7786
Michael Brady began serving as Associate Vice Chancellor for Facilities Services in March 2022. He earned a BS in Marine Engineering from the United States Naval Academy in 1996 and an MS in Civil & Environmental Engineering from the University of Illinois in 2003. He has more than 25 years of facilities management experience, including 20 years in the Navy’s Civil Engineer Corps and the Seabees and 5+ years at Old Dominion University in Norfolk, Virginia. He is a Certified Energy Manager and a licensed Professional Engineer. When he is not working, Mike enjoys running, golfing, wood working and relaxing with his wife, son, and two dogs at the lake.
The Facilities Services Department is the largest non-academic department on the Knoxville campus.Our department is responsible for the basic operation and continuous maintenance of most facilities on the main and agriculture campuses of the University of Tennessee.Campus facilities include roughly 280 buildings, a little over 15 million square feet of space, and more than 600 acres of land.In addition to these facilities we are also responsible for electrical substations which provide power to most of our campus buildings, and a central steam plant which provides steam for heating and hot water in most campus spaces.
We currently have more than 720 employees spread out through several specialized units in our department. These units include Administration, Administrative & Support Services, Communication & Information Services, Construction Services, Design Services, Facilities Operations, Special Projects, Utilities Services and Zone Maintenance. Facilities Services staff members also oversee the university’s environmental programs, including UT Recycling and The Office of Sustainability.
Anyone on campus can contact Facilities Services’ 24-hours a day using our One Call Program at 946-7777. Someone is always available 24 hours a day to provide customer service and support to the campus community.Our goal is to always enhance and maintain campus environments that are highly conducive to learning and research. Students and faculty are our top priorities.