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Rededication ceremony held for historic Paul Meek painting

08-24-2015


Contact 1: Erin Chesnut




MARTIN, Tenn., Aug. 24, 2015 – UT MARTIN HOLDS REDEDICATION CEREMONY FOR HISTORIC PAUL MEEK PAINTING – A painting of Dr. Paul Meek has returned to its home in the University of Tennessee at Martin Paul Meek Library after a six-month cleaning. Members of the Meek family unveiled the painting during a rededication ceremony held Aug. 15. Pictured (l to r) are Randy Brundige, mayor of Martin; Meek family members Lisa Roney, granddaughter; Kelly Roney, grandson; Dr. Anne Meek, daughter; John Meek, grandson; and Dr. Robert Smith, UT Martin interim chancellor. Meek held leadership positions at UT Martin as executive officer, dean, UT vice president and chancellor from 1934 to 1967. He died Nov. 2, 1972, at the age of 75.

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