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Lori Smith

Lori Smith

Assistant Director


As the Assistant Director, Lori Smith assists in providing strategic leadership of Student Disability Services (SDS) and functions as the senior leader in management in the Director’s absence; She also reviews documentation and engages in an interactive process with students to determine reasonable accommodations. Lori supervises the Testing and Note Taking operations and coordinates assessment activities for SDS. Prior to becoming a Volunteer in February 2015, Lori served in various student support capacities at Florida Gulf Coast University, the University of Florida, and Saint Leo University.

Lori earned her Doctorate degree in Higher Education Administration from Northeastern University and her Master’s degree in Educational Leadership from the University of Florida.

Lori Smith

Contact Information

  • 915 Volunteer Blvd I 100 Dunford Hall Knoxville, TN 37996-4020
  • Phone: 865-974-6087
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