Recent News

Jackson State Community College
02/28/2020

A Tennessee Board of Regents Search Advisory Committee has selected four finalists for the next president of Jackson State Community College. All four will participate in campus visits during the week of March 16, the next step in the selection process.

The finalists are:

Northeast State student Tuan Nguyen addresses ATD conference
02/21/2020

Two of the four colleges from across the country newly earning the prestigious Leader College status from the national Achieving the Dream Network for steady improvement in student success outcomes are Tennessee community colleges.

High school students at Signing Day at TCAT Nashville's Portland Campus
02/20/2020

Across Tennessee today, proud parents and school administrators cheered on hundreds of high school students who signed on to pursuing career and technical educations at Tennessee Colleges of Applied Technology.

It was National CTE Letter of Intent Signing Day across the state and nation – an event modeled after the NCAA’s National Signing Day for high school athletes. National CTE (Career & Technical Education) Signing Day honors students choosing to enroll in technical colleges to further their educations.

TBR News
02/05/2020

The Audit Committee of the Tennessee Board of Regents will convene a special called meeting Tuesday, Feb. 11, to receive and consider a recommendation to hire an investigative audit manager. The committee has authority to hire new audit staff members.

The meeting will be held by telephone conference call at 2:30 p.m. CT Feb. 11. The meeting is open to the public, and anyone wishing to join the call as listeners should contact Board Secretary Sonja Mason at 615-366-3927 or sonja.mason@tbr.edu by 9 a.m. Feb. 11 for call-in information.

02/03/2020

The Tennessee Board of Regents Committee on Finance and Business Operations will meet Friday, Feb. 7, to begin discussions of student fees at the state’s community colleges and colleges of applied technology for the 2020-21 academic year.

The committee will meet by telephone conference call at 1 p.m. CT. The meeting is open; anyone wishing to join the call as listeners should contact Board Secretary Sonja Mason at 615-366-3927 or sonja.mason@tbr.edu by 4 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 6, for call-in information.

A Vol State grad's hope for the future
12/20/2019

More than 2,000 Fall Semester graduates were awarded their degrees and certificates at commencement ceremonies at several of our community and technical colleges in December.

About half of the 40 College System of Tennessee institutions hold Fall commencements. Fall Semester graduates of colleges without December ceremonies can participate in their college's Spring Semester graduation ceremonies, which are held at all the colleges.

A sampling of December commencements across the System:

News Title Post date
Open forum, first meeting of Chattanooga State Presidential Search Advisory Committee scheduled Feb. 10 02/04/2015
TBR Finance and Business Committee to Meet Jan. 28 01/22/2015
Southwest Tennessee Community College Presidential Search Advisory Committee Named; Open Forum, First Meeting Scheduled Jan. 26 01/21/2015
Fannie Hewlett named Interim President at Chatt State 01/14/2015
President Obama Visits Pellissippi State 01/09/2015
TBR reviews efficiencies and approves reverse transfer program, strategic plan 12/11/2014
Tennessee Board of Regents and Nissan Break Ground on Joint Training Center 12/08/2014
TBR plans review of higher ed funding gaps, Personnel Committee and Quarterly Board meetings Dec. 10 and 11 in Nashville 12/03/2014
Governor, TBR Vice Chancellor to speak at Obama’s College Opportunity Summit Thursday 12/02/2014
Chattanooga State’s President Catanzaro to Retire Dec. 31 12/01/2014
TBR Approves New TCAT Directors 11/26/2014
TBR Schedules Committees and Called Board Meeting Nov. 25 11/18/2014
TBR Personnel Committee to Meet via Telephone Nov. 18 11/11/2014
TBR Puts Focus on Accessibility 11/04/2014
TBR Reviews TN Promise, Completion Agenda, New Workforce Programs and Chancellor Evaluation 09/29/2014
TBR to Meet in Regular Quarterly Session Sept. 25-26 09/29/2014
TBR Schedules Two Committee Meetings for Sept. 12 09/05/2014
TBR Votes to Increase Student Fees 06/20/2014
TBR Finance Committee Recommends Tuition Rates; Board to Vote on Increases Tomorrow 06/20/2014
TBR to Meet in Regular Quarterly Session June 19-20; Board Considers Tuition Recommendations 06/11/2014

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