The Haslam Scholars Program was created with gifts from Jimmy & Dee Haslam and Jim & Natalie Haslam.
Mr. Jimmy Haslam is president and CEO of Pilot Flying J. Mrs. Dee Haslam is CEO of RIVR Media and serves as a member of the UT Foundation Board. They co-own the NFL Cleveland Browns.
Mr. Jim Haslam is the founder of the Pilot Corporation and is the chairman of the board for Pilot Flying J. He served on the UT Board of Trustees for twenty-seven years. The UT College of Business was recently named the James A. Haslam, II College of Business in recognition of his contributions to the college.
Mrs. Natalie Haslam has been involved in many aspects of the College of Arts and Sciences, and the new School of Music building is named in her honor.