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Welcome to the Tennessee Board of Regents

Tennessee Colleges of Applied Technology

The 27 Colleges of Applied Technology are the state’s premier providers of technical training for workers to obtain the technical skills and professional training necessary for advancement in today’s job market. 

Community College Student

The 13 community colleges in the Tennessee Board of Regents system comprise all two-year public institutions in Tennessee.  Each community college has a specific service area.

TN eCampus Student

With 46 partner institutions, TN eCampus offers over 400 courses and 500-plus certificate and degree options through fully online and hybrid online/classroom combinations.

From the Board

Nashville State Community College
10/13/2017

A Search Advisory Committee has been appointed to lead the search for the next president of Nashville State Community College, and the committee will convene its first meeting Oct. 25 after a public forum to gather campus and community input.

Motlow State Community College
10/12/2017

A Search Advisory Committee has been appointed to lead the search for a new president of Motlow State Community College. The committee will convene for the first time Oct. 24 at the college, immediately after a public forum to gather campus and community input.

TCAT students display welding art at SKILLS state competition
10/12/2017

The Tennessee Board of Regents will hold a special called meeting Oct. 23 to consider the appointment of a new president at the Tennessee College of Applied Technology – Shelbyville. The new president will succeed former president Ivan Jones, who retired Sept. 1.

Regent Joey Hatch at Public School Hall of Fame induction
10/05/2017

Regent Hatch was among four community leaders inducted into the Nashville Public Education Foundation’s Public Schools Hall of Fame Wednesday. He is the second Regent in the Hall, following Board Vice Chair Emily J. Reynolds' induction in 2012.

On Campus

Manufacturing Days co-sponsored by Jackson State Community College
10/03/2017
Jackson State Community College

Students from 22 high schools will visit 15 area companies Oct. 6 & 20 to learn about careers in a growing industry that expects 2 million job openings over the next decade. Co-sponsored locally by Jackson State Community College and the Jackson Chamber, Manufacturing Day is a celebration of modern manufacturing held annually.

Cliff Wightman, President of TCAT-Crossville
09/22/2017

The Tennessee Board of Regents appointed Cliff Wightman as the new president of the Tennessee College of Applied Technology – Crossville during its fall quarterly meeting in Memphis. TBR Chancellor Flora W. Tydings recommended Wightman for the appointment, effective Oct. 1, following more than two months of work by a search committee.

Jackson State logo
09/11/2017
Jackson State Community College

The beginning of the fall semester 2017 marks 50 years since classes were first offered on the Jackson State Community College campus.

Information technology students compete at Tennessee SKILLS USA
09/11/2017
College of Applied Technology

AT&T's contribution will provide up to $3,000 for each of the 27 technical colleges to buy new equipment in computer IT training programs, helping students learn skills in cloud computing, systems administration and network backups and recovery.