Angelo Volpe


Angelo Volpe, B.S., M.S., Ph.D. (Acting President), served 2007

Angelo Volpe grew up in New York City and received his B.S. degree in Chemistry from Brooklyn College.  He earned his M.S. and Ph.D. in Organic and Polymer Chemistry from the University of Maryland.  He authored thirty publications and became nationally recognized as a chemist.  Volpe culminated his career as President of Tennessee Tech University, a position he held for thirteen years, and remains President Emeritus.  While at Tennessee Tech University, Volpe drastically increased the endowment, improved the academic and athletic programs, and improved relations on and off campus.  As a Board member at Tusculum College, Volpe knew the conditions at Tusculum and assumed the role of Acting President.  During the spring and summer of 2007, Volpe alternated and cooperated with Dr. Edward Kormondy to lead Tusculum College.