TBR Chancellor John Morgan was among more than 200 college and university leaders from 33 states — including nearly two dozen postsecondary systems with a combined enrollment of more than three million students — today announced the launch of a new coalition that will serve as a vehicle for mobilizing higher ed leaders supporting Common Core State Standards.
State University of New York Chancellor Nancy L. Zimpher, University System of Maryland Chancellor William E. Kirwan, and Tennessee Board of Regents Chancellor John Morgan today published an op-ed in the Huffington Post in support of the Common Core Education Standards.
For almost three decades, the Governor’s School for the Arts has nurtured the “creative spark” of young Tennesseans with a love for music, theatre, visual arts, dance and filmmaking.
As the program kicked off its 30th anniversary this week at MTSU, the man who founded the statewide summer programs for gifted high schoolers said his goal remains the same for each participant: “aim for the top.”
Photo Caption: Dr. Jane Karas, AACC chair and president of Flathead Valley Community College, Montana, and Walter G. Bumphus, president and CEO of the AACC, present the finalist award for the 2014 AACC Award of Excellence in Advancing Diversity to Dr. Janet F. Smith, president of Columbia State Community College.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (April 10, 2014) — The Finance and Business Operations Committee of the Tennessee Board of Regents will meet via telephone at 2 p.m. CDT on Thursday, April 17.
The committee will review background materials and discuss information needs and next steps as it begins consideration of tuition and maintenance fee recommendations.
In response to today’s vote in the House of Representatives to approve a two-year delay in the Common Core State Standards and related Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers (PARCC) test, Tennessee Board of Regents Chancellor John Morgan has issued the following statement:"We are very disappointed in this first step taken to undo the meaningful reforms initiated with the State’s 'First to the Top' efforts. The Common Core and PARCC exam are important strategies for preparing college- and career-ready graduates.