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TBR News
08/06/2020

The Tennessee Board of Regents will hold a special called meeting Aug. 12 to consider policy revisions required by new federal Title IX regulations and a new Infectious Disease Policy for the state's community and technical colleges.

Jackson State Classroom
06/18/2020

Students attending Tennessee’s public community colleges and colleges of applied technology will see no tuition or fee increase during the upcoming academic year as a result of action today by the Tennessee Board of Regents.

Dr. Carol Puryear
06/18/2020

The Tennessee Board of Regents today appointed Dr. Carol Puryear as president of the Tennessee College of Applied Technology Murfreesboro, where she has served as interim president since May 2019.

She previously led the college as its director from 2007 to 2012, when she left to join the Tennessee Board of Regents system staff, first as associate vice chancellor of instruction and special projects for all 27 Tennessee Colleges of Applied Technology and, since 2017, as vice chancellor of economic and community development.

TBR News
06/12/2020

The Tennessee Board of Regents will convene its regular quarterly meeting June 18-19, with an agenda that includes consideration of tuition, fees and budgets for the 2020-21 academic year.

The Board of Regents governs Tennessee’s 13 community colleges and 27 colleges of applied technology.

Vol State Springfield science lab
06/05/2020

Volunteer State Community College's Springfield campus has received approval from the Tennessee Board of Regents and Tennessee Higher Education Commission to offer complete college degree programs in Robertson County starting this fall semester 2020. The college has offered classes at the Springfield campus since 2011 but until now, students have had to combine the courses offered in Springfield with other courses held online or on the Vol State Gallatin campus to obtain a degree.

George J. Pimentel, Brian A. Lapps Jr.
06/02/2020

The Tennessee Board of Regents today appointed Dr. George J. Pimentel as the next president of Jackson State Community College, effective July 1.  A U.S. Army infantry veteran, he has been vice president of academic affairs at Volunteer State Community College since 2014 and has 26 years of teaching and academic administrative experience.

News Title Post date
TSU Presidential Search Advisory Committee Meets Aug. 27 08/20/2012
Roane State Presidential Search Committee Selects 4 Finalists 08/15/2012
Senate Education Subcommittee Hearing, Audit Show TSU Grade Assignments Were Valid(2) 08/13/2012
Senate Education Subcommittee Hearing, Audit Show TSU Grade Assignments Were Valid 08/13/2012
Roane State Presidential Search Committee Outlines Process, Schedule 07/09/2012
TBR Approves Increased Fee/Tuition Rates 06/29/2012
Roane State Presidential Search Advisory Committee Named; First Meeting Scheduled July 9 06/27/2012
TBR to Meet in Regular Quarterly Session June 28-29 06/21/2012
TBR Schedules Three Open Committee Meetings June 12 06/05/2012
TBR Finance and Business Committee to Meet May 24 05/16/2012
TBR Approves Philip Oldham as TTU President(2) 05/04/2012
TBR Approves Philip Oldham as TTU President 05/04/2012
TBR Chancellor Recommends Philip Oldham as TTU’s Next President; Board to Meet Friday 05/02/2012
Board Meets May 4 to Consider New TTU President, Criteria for Roane State Search 04/27/2012
TBR Finance and Business Committee to Meet April 30 04/23/2012
TTU President Candidate Pool Narrowed to 3 04/12/2012
Tennessee Higher Ed Leaders Focus on College Completion Strategies with Governor Bill Haslam 04/02/2012
TTU Presidential Search Advisory Committee Meets to Review Applicants April 9 04/02/2012
Board to Meet in Regular Quarterly Session March 29 in Nashville 03/23/2012
TBR Approves Jerry Faulkner as VSCC President 03/21/2012

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