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Committee Chairs Meeting and Ad Hoc Committee on Committees
Location:   TBR System Office - Nashville
Start:   11:30 AM
End:   4:30 PM

 The Committee Chairs meeting will begin at 11:30 a.m. CDT with a working lunch. The agenda includes:

Personnel and compensation issues

Finance and business issues

Academic policy revisions

Preview of new TBR.edu website

Update on directors searches at Tennessee Colleges of Applied Technology

Review draft of September Board meeting agenda

 

The Ad Hoc Committee on Committees will meet immediately after the Committee Chairs. Agenda items include the review and approval of a charter for the External Affairs Committee and discussion of the ad hoc committee’s next steps.

 

Both meetings are open to the public and the press. Those wishing to attend should contact Monica Greppin-Watts at monica.greppin-watts@tbr.edu or 615-366-4417 before 4:30 p.m. CDT Sept. 11 so building security clearance can be arranged. Anyone with a disability who wishes to participate should use the same contact to request services needed to facilitate attendance. Contact may be made in person, by writing, by e-mail, by telephone or otherwise and should be received no later than noon Sept. 11.


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TBR Quarterly Board Meeting
Location:   Pellissippi State Community College
Start:   12:00 AM
End:   11:55 PM


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TBR Quarterly Board Meeting
Location:   Pellissippi State Community College
Start:   12:00 AM
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Government Relations

The Office of Administration staff works closely with the executive and legislative branches of state government on legislative and administrative matters.  Strong relationships between the system and the executive and legislative branches of government are critical.  This office is responsible for maintaining such relationships and developing new ones.  In addition, it is the responsibility of this office to advance the system's legislative agenda and keep the chancellor, board, executive staff, presidents and directors informed of proposed public policy which may impact the system. 

Each year staff preparescomprehensive document that includes legislation relevant to the TBR system and to higher education in general.  Below are links to other websites of interest. 

State Information

State of Tennessee -  Tennessee.gov
The Tennessee General Assembly
Tennessee Comptroller of the Treasury
Tennessee Department of State
Tennessee Department of Education
State Treasurer
Tennessee Higher Education Commission
College for TN.org
Tennessee Student Assistance Corporation
Tennessee Division of Elections
Tennessee Voter Registration 

Federal Information

The White House
U.S. Senate
U.S. House of Representatives
Federal Government
Thomas - Legislative information from the Library of Congress
Federal Election Commission