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Pellissippi Campus
September 15, 2022

The Tennessee Board of Regents will hold its next regular quarterly meeting Sept. 22-23, at Pellissippi State Community College in Knoxville. The agenda includes system budget requests, proposed policy changes, and reports on fall enrollment, 2021-22 graduation numbers, and the TBR Access and Diversity Program.


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September 14, 2022

As part of AT&T’s continuing commitment to supporting quality education across Tennessee, the AT&T Foundation has donated $130,000 to the College System of Tennessee to pay for industry certification exams for community and technical college students in various Information Technology career fields.

The goal of the grant opportunity is to encourage more students from underserved or underrepresented populations to enter and succeed in IT careers.


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Board of Regents to meet May 25
September 1, 2022

The Tennessee Board of Regents’ committee chairs will meet Sept. 7 to receive informational reports and preview items on the draft agenda for the full board’s next quarterly meeting Sept. 22-23. The board’s Audit Committee will meet immediately afterward to review various audit reports and matters.

The Board of Regents governs Tennessee's public community colleges and colleges of applied technology.

Chairs of the board’s standing committees will convene at 8:30 a.m. CT, Wednesday, Sept. 7. The Audit Committee will convene immediately after the committee chairs adjourn.


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Police Partnership
August 22, 2022

Partnership of Tennessee Board of Regents, Mayor John Cooper, Metropolitan Nashville Police Department, Metro Nashville Public Schools & Nashville State Community College is a model for scaling up statewide


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Dr. Jeff McCord
August 2, 2022

After a national search and campus forums with four finalists, Tennessee Board of Regents Chancellor Flora W. Tydings is recommending Dr. Jeff McCord for appointment as the next president of Northeast State Community College. The Board of Regents will convene a special called meeting Monday, Aug. 8 to consider acting on the appointment.


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Maxine Smith Fellows Class of 2022
July 6, 2022

The 15th Class of Maxine Smith Fellows – 17 faculty and staff members from colleges and universities across Tennessee – has completed the year-long leadership development program named in honor of the late Maxine A. Smith, a member of the Tennessee Board of Regents from 1994 to 2006 and a longtime civil rights leader in Memphis.


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Northeast State Community College
July 5, 2022

A Tennessee Board of Regents Search Advisory Committee has selected four finalists for the next president of Northeast State Community College. They will participate in campus visits – including open forums with campus groups and the public – July 11-14, the next step in the selection process.

The finalists are:


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TBR Chancellor Flora W. Tydings met with leaders of colleges receiving the Perkins READI grants
June 20, 2022

Seven Tennessee community and technical colleges are receiving grants totaling just over $5.7 million to boost career and technical education programs, through the federal Perkins Grant program.

The Perkins READI (Recruit Engage And Develop for Innovation) Grants have been awarded to the following institutions following a competitive application process by the Tennessee Board of Regents:


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TN Board of Regents keeps tuition & fees stable through June 2023
June 17, 2022

Students will not face a tuition or fee increase at Tennessee’s public community and technical colleges for the upcoming academic year after the Tennessee Board of Regents voted Friday to keep rates stable for the second time in three years.


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Chancellor Flora W. Tydings swears Michael Williams in as assistant vice chancellor
June 17, 2022

The Tennessee Board of Regents (TBR) has approved the appointment of Michael D. Williams as the College System of Tennessee’s new assistant vice chancellor for campus safety and security and chief of police of the Tennessee Colleges of Applied Technology.

TBR Chancellor Flora W. Tydings swore Williams into office Friday, June 17, during the Board of Regents’ quarterly meeting, held at Columbia State Community College.


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June 10, 2022

The Tennessee Board of Regents will hold its next regular quarterly meeting June 16-17, at Columbia State Community College in Columbia. The agenda includes operating budgets and tuition for fiscal year 2022-23, capital budget requests for campus construction projects for fiscal year 2023-24, and several proposed policy changes.


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Nearly 200 faculty, staff participate in SEM 2022
June 10, 2022

Teams of presidents, faculty and staff from Tennessee’s community and technical colleges gathered in Nashville Thursday for SEM 2022 – the College System of Tennessee’s Strategic Enrollment Management conference to share information and best practices about student engagement, enrollment and retention efforts across the system.


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LaVergne High School Early College graduates at Motlow’s 2022 Spring graduation ceremony
June 9, 2022 Motlow State Community College

Several Middle Tennessee high school students graduate with Associate degrees from Motlow State Community College each year. This year, 29 LaVergne High School graduates completed their degrees from Motlow prior to graduating from high school. Some are headed to the military and several are heading on to universities, in and out of state, to pursue bachelor’s degrees.


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Architect's rendering of TCAT Advanced Manufacturing Building at Chattanooga State
June 8, 2022

Chattanooga State Community College held the groundbreaking ceremony Tuesday, June 7, for the future home of its $21.7 million TCAT Advanced Manufacturing Building on the college's main campus.


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Board of Regents to meet May 25
May 26, 2022

The Tennessee Board of Regents’ committee chairs will meet June 1 to preview proposed revisions to board policies and the draft agenda for the full board’s June quarterly meeting, and receive informational reports on various programs and initiatives.  The Personnel and Compensation Committee and the Audit Committee will also meet consecutively following the committee chairs meeting.

The Board of Regents governs Tennessee's public community colleges and colleges of applied technology comprising the College System of Tennessee.


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Board of Regents to meet May 25
May 25, 2022

The Tennessee Board of Regents today appointed the next Presidents of Cleveland State Community College and Tennessee College of Applied Technology Elizabethton, and the system’s next Vice Chancellor of Business and Finance – all who will succeed officials who are retiring this summer.

In a special called meeting this afternoon, the Board appointed:

Dr. Ty A. Stone as the next president of Cleveland State


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Board of Regents to meet May 25
May 19, 2022

The Tennessee Board of Regents will hold a special called meeting May 25 to receive and likely act on the chancellor’s recommendations for the next presidents of Cleveland State Community College and the Tennessee College of Applied Technology Elizabethton, and the board’s next vice chancellor of business and finance.


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Dr. David J. Hicks
May 10, 2022

Tennessee Board of Regents Chancellor Flora W. Tydings is recommending Dr. David J. Hicks for appointment as the next president of Tennessee College of Applied Technology Elizabethton. The Board of Regents will consider his appointment in a special called meeting May 25.


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Lab Students
May 9, 2022

As part of its strategic plan to increase access and student success, the Tennessee Board of Regents has awarded new grants totaling $650,000 to 27 faculty teams at 14 colleges and universities to create free Open Educational Resources for their courses.


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