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Students Working at the 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. 

Tennessee's Community Colleges

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.


The Tennessee Board of Regents system includes six universities. Located throughout Tennessee, these institutions are focused on excellence in academic programming, research endeavors and public service initiatives.

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From the Board

TBR News

The Tennessee Board of Regents will hold a special called telephonic meeting of the Personnel and Compensation Committee at 9:30 a.m. CDT Sept. 2 to consider faculty requests for permission to appeal decisions related to promotion.

TBR News

The Tennessee Board of Regents Audit Committee and Committee Chairs are scheduled to meet at the TBR office in Nashville on Tuesday, August 25.

Tennessee Board of Regents meeting at Columbia State Community College

The Tennessee Board of Regents today approved increases in tuition and fees that are among the lowest on average since 1996.

Live Video Webcast

To view the TBR 2015 June Quarterly Board meeting at Columbia State Community College on June 18 and 19, visit the meeting website at  The video is available without a password and will be archived immediately following the meeting.

On Campus

Chattanooga State Community College

The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga and Chattanooga State Community College will announce a new higher education partnership funded jointly by the Chattanooga Area Chamber and the Small Business Administration (SBA)

Austin Peay State University

APSU launches pilot program designed to assist APSU students with autism spectrum disorders (ASD) as they advance through the college experience.

East Tennessee State University

ESTU prepares to launch a new model to be used for mentoring nurse practitioners who serve as clinical faculty preceptors for graduate students.

Austin Peay State University

For the fourth consecutive year, Austin Peay State University is one of the best colleges in the nation to work for.