Office of Academic Affairs

Our Work

The mission of the TBR Academic Affairs team is to provide leadership support to our colleges by creating effective programs, policies, and partnerships to sustain a culture of quality teaching and learning.

Our Vision

Learners will engage in a transformational educational journey resulting in credentials that will prepare them for career and economic mobility. Our students’ success builds stronger communities and fuels Tennessee’s economic engine.

Our Values

  • Knowledge – We support holistic and purposeful teaching and learning that inspires students to pursue personal and professional growth. We promote relevant courses and programs that align with students’ career and educational goals.
  • Innovation – We believe in the endless possibilities of our team and partners to have collective impact. We share a commitment to overcoming societal, institutional, and personal barriers to student success.
  • Trust – We value and respect the expertise and commitment of each member of our team. We believe open and honest communication builds effective collaboration within our team and among external partners, promoting mutual trust and progress toward student success.
  • Excellence – We integrate relevant best practices, research, and feedback from our team and partners through a process of continuous improvement that promotes academic achievement.

Who We Are