Celebrating MC’s 11th President

Celebrating MC’s 11th President

Tom Bogart

Maryville College celebrates the 10-year tenure of Dr. Tom Bogart, the College's 11th president. Read the stories and watch the videos!


Portrait of MC’s 11th President Unveiled
Dr. Tom Bogart’s presidential portrait, painted by MC Professor of Art Dr. Carl Gombert, was unveiled virtually – and piece-by-piece – on the College’s social media accounts during the week of June 22.

Celebrating a Decade of Accomplishment: Dr. Tom Bogart
Maryville College President Dr. Tom Bogart will depart from Maryville College in June 2020, concluding a 10-year tenure marked by financial growth, campus improvements and new academic programs. *This story originally appeared in the Winter/Spring 2020 issue of FOCUS magazine

The Highland Echo: A Reflection on 2019-20 from Dr. Tom Bogart
The Highland Echo, Maryville College’s student newspaper, asked MC President Dr. Tom Bogart to reflect on his last academic year at the College. The story appeared in the April 22, 2020 issue.

Celebrating the Bogarts
To honor its outgoing president, Dr. Tom Bogart, and First Lady Mary Bogart, Maryville College planned several activities for the week of June 22-26. Initiatives planned to honor the Bogarts include a collection of cards and letters from well-wishers and a retrospective of the Bogart tenure shared on social media.

Gifts in Honor of the Bogarts:

To recognize the Bogarts’ service to Maryville College, members of the College’s Cabinet and Board of Directors contributed to the Mary Madora Denney Bogart Endowed Scholarship Fund. Established by Tom in 2017 in recognition of the couple’s 25th wedding anniversary, the scholarship helps non-traditional students attend Maryville College. Gifts to this scholarship fund or other initiatives in honor of the Bogarts may be made online at maryvillecollege.edu/giving or by contacting the College’s Advancement Office at 865-981-8200.


Photo Slideshow


Faculty Proclamation


"Thank you, Dr. Bogart!"

Maryville College is a nationally-ranked institution of higher learning and one of America’s oldest colleges. For more than 200 years, we’ve educated students to be giving citizens and gifted leaders, to study everything, so that they are prepared for anything — to address any problem, engage with any audience and launch successful careers right away. Located in Maryville, Tennessee, between the Great Smoky Mountains National Park and the city of Knoxville, Maryville College offers nearly 1,200  students from around the world both the beauty of a rural setting and the advantages of an urban center, as well as more than 60 majors, seven pre-professional programs and career preparation from their first day on campus to their last. Today, our 10,000 alumni are living life strong of mind and brave of heart and are prepared, in the words of our Presbyterian founder, to “do good on the largest possible scale.”