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April 11, 2011

A slight change has been made to the interview schedules for two of the candidates for president at Pellissippi State Community College.

The 4-5 p.m. ET receptions for David H. Devier and L. Anthony Wise have been swapped. Devier’s reception will now be held on Tuesday, April 12, and Wise’s reception is changed to Wednesday, April 13. No changes have been made to James L. Barrott’s schedule. An updated itinerary for all three candidates is available on the TBR.edu website at http://tbr.edu/offices/chancellor.aspx?id=7022.


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April 6, 2011

On-campus interviews have been scheduled for the three finalists for the presidency of Pellissippi State Community College – James L. Barrott, David H. Devier and L. Anthony Wise. Each candidate will take part in campus-wide question-and-answer meetings with faculty, students, staff and administrators.


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March 25, 2011

The Tennessee Board of Regents voted to make it less expensive for students to graduate from the state’s 13 community colleges and elected Governor Bill Haslam chairman of the board at its quarterly meeting held at Northeast State Community College March 25.

While other incidental fees may be increasing at schools across the state, Tennessee’s community colleges have decided to eliminate their graduation fees. The move will encourage more students to cap their community college experience with an associate’s degree before transferring to a four-year university.


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March 17, 2011

The presidential search advisory committee for a new president of Pellissippi State Community College will hold its next meeting on Wednesday, March 30, in the Clayton Performing Arts Center on the Pellissippi State campus. The meeting will begin at 1:15 p.m. Eastern Time.

The committee will narrow its list of candidates to invite for campus interviews.

All meetings of the presidential search advisory committee are open to the press and the public as observers.


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March 17, 2011

The Tennessee Board of Regents will meet in regular quarterly session at Northeast State Community College in Blountville on Friday, March 25. The Board meeting will begin at 10 a.m. EDT in the Wellmont Regional Center for the Performing Arts Auditorium.


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March 9, 2011

The presidential search advisory committee for a new president of Pellissippi State Community College will hold its second meeting on Wednesday, March 16, in the Clayton Performing Arts Center on the Pellissippi State campus. The meeting will begin at 1:15 p.m. Eastern Time.

The committee will discuss narrowing its list of candidates for consideration.

All meetings of the presidential search advisory committee are open to the press and the public as observers.


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March 1, 2011

Four open meetings will be held at the Tennessee Board of Regents central office on Tuesday, March 8, beginning at 12:45 p.m. CST. Committees will meet consecutively throughout the afternoon. The proposed schedule for the day will be:


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February 7, 2011

The Finance and Business Operations Committee of the Tennessee Board of Regents will hold its next telephonic meeting at 2 p.m. CT on Monday, Feb. 14, 2011. The agenda for the meeting is as follows:

    1) Call to order 2) Remarks by Chairperson/Chancellor 3) New Business
    a. Review & discussion of mandatory & incidental fee requests
    i. Overview of fee request ii. Review of selected fees iii. Committee discussion
    4) Other business 5) Adjourn


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January 24, 2011

The Tennessee Board of Regents has begun the search for a new president at Pellissippi State Community College. Criteria and search process details are available online .

PSCC’s current president, Dr. Allen Edwards, has announced his plans to retire effective June 30. Read more about Edwards and his legacy at PSCC .


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January 24, 2011

The Finance and Business Committee of the Tennessee Board of Regents will hold a telephonic meeting at 2 p.m. CT on Monday, Jan. 31, 2010. The agenda for the meeting is as follows:


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December 6, 2010

Tennessee Board of Regents Chancellor John Morgan announced today that Portia Holmes Shields, former president of Albany State University, will serve as interim president of Tennessee State University beginning Jan. 2.

TSU’s current president, Melvin Johnson, announced in July his plans to retire on Jan. 1.


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December 5, 2010

Higher education leaders across the state, including Tennessee Board of Regents Chancellor John Morgan, joined Governor Phil Bredesen, both gubernatorial hopefuls, and many business officials at a Complete College Tennessee Summit in Nashville on Tuesday, Oct. 26.


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November 5, 2010

Billionaire philanthropists Bill and Melinda Gates say they’re impressed with what’s happening with education reform in Tennessee, including programs at the Tennessee Board of Regents.

The couple toured the Tennessee Technology Center in Nashville yesterday during their visit to Tennessee to see how the state’s commitment to reforming education is proceeding.


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August 17, 2010

The Tennessee Board of Regents will meet telephonically in special called session at 1:30 p.m. CDT on Tuesday, August 24 to take action on two agenda items.


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August 6, 2010

The Tennessee Board of Regents today elected John Morgan as the seventh chancellor of the Tennessee Board of Regents system. Morgan, currently Deputy to the Governor of the State of Tennessee and former Comptroller of the Treasury, will replace Chancellor Charles Manning, who is retiring effective December 31, 2010.


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July 30, 2010

The Chancellor Search Committee of the Tennessee Board of Regents voted unanimously today to recommend John Morgan to the full board as the system’s seventh chancellor, succeeding Charles Manning, who is retiring effective December 31, 2010. The committee interviewed John Morgan today. A special called meeting of the board will be held via conference call on Friday, August 6, at 10:00 a.m. CDT, at which time the full board will receive and act on the search committee’s recommendation.


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July 7, 2010

Chancellor Charles Manning announced today that he has accepted the retirement of Melvin Johnson as president of Tennessee State University effective January 1, 2011. Johnson cited family and personal reasons for his decision to step down from the presidency. According to Manning, “Melvin Johnson is a hard-working man of great integrity, and he has been a pleasure to work with. We respect his decision to retire from the presidency at TSU and return to the classroom.”


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June 25, 2010

Board of Regents Approves Tuition Increases

Almost Three-Quarters of University and Community College Students Will See Increase of Around 6% or Less


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September 25, 2009

Chancellor Charles Manning announced today that the Tennessee Board of Regents system is experiencing a substantial increase in its fall enrollment. “In fact, the system is experiencing the highest enrollment in its history” said Manning. “We are now educating and providing training for over 200,000 citizens across the state. Reaching this significant milestone gives us a greater opportunity to make real strides in raising the educational attainment level of Tennessee.”


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July 21, 2009

The Regents Educational Assistance Program (REAP) in Perry County will be up and running full speed on July 27. The program is designed to provide displaced workers living in Perry County with one year’s free tuition at Columbia State Community College, Nashville State Community College, or the Tennessee Technology Technology Center at Hohenwald. Any Perry County resident who is unemployed and not currently enrolled at any other public or private educational institution (including high school, proprietary school, college or university) is eligible for the free tuition program.


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