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08/20/2019

The Tennessee Board of Regents Audit Committee and the chairs of the board’s standing committees will meet Tuesday, Aug. 27, primarily to review a number of items in advance of the board’s next quarterly meeting in September.

The Audit Committee will meet at 10:30 a.m. and the committee chairs will convene at 12:45 p.m. Both meetings will be held in the board room at the TBR system office, 1 Bridgestone Park, Nashville, TN, 37214.

Southwest to offer classes at UT Martin Somerville Center
08/02/2019

Southwest Tennessee Community College will host a ribbon cutting & open house for its newest location at the University of Tennessee at Martin's Somerville Center from 4- 6 p.m., Aug. 13, at 214 Lakeview Road in Somerville. 

Tennessee students celebrate victories at SkillsUSA national competitions
07/05/2019

A total of 42 students from 12 Tennessee technical and community colleges won medals at the 2019 SkillsUSA National Leadership & Skills Conference by demonstrating their knowledge and expertise across an array of career and technical fields.

Tennessee college students won three Gold medals, 10 Silver and 29 Bronze medals in the NLSC national championships June 22-26 in Louisville, Ky. -- one more medal than the 41 they won last year. In addition, 38 students from 13 campuses were Top Ten certificate winners, scoring at the 90th percentile and above on their exams.

Southwest President Tracy D. Hall, photo by Troy Glasgow
06/25/2019

The board of directors of the American Association of Community Colleges has appointed Southwest Tennessee Community College President Tracy D. Hall to the association's Commission on Economic and Workforce Development.  Her three-year term runs from July 1 of this year to June 30, 2022.

Board approves tuition & fees, building projects
06/21/2019

The Tennessee Board of Regents today set tuition and fees for the 2019-20 academic year and approved a list of new campus building projects that will move to the next step in the state’s funding process for the 2020-21 fiscal year.

Tuition and mandatory fees combined average a 2.45 increase from last year – the lowest percentage increase since 1991 at Tennessee’s community colleges and since 2013 at the Tennessee Colleges of Applied Technology (TCATs). It is the third consecutive year in which combined tuition and fee increases are less than 3 percent.

06/13/2019

The Tennessee Board of Regents will hold its regular quarterly meeting June 20-21 at Volunteer State Community College in Gallatin. The agenda includes board action on student tuition and fees for the 2019-20 academic year and construction project recommendations for the state’s 2020-21 fiscal year.

News Title Post date
Board of Regents member Joey Hatch inducted into Public Schools Hall of Fame 10/05/2017
Board of Regents approves funding requests for new initiatives & construction projects; receives update on Tennessee Reconnect for adult learners 09/22/2017
Two years after entering college, the first Tennessee Promise students are outperforming their peers 09/21/2017
Enrollment in Tennessee’s community colleges increases 2.2 percent over fall 2016 09/21/2017
Board of Regents to Meet in Regular Quarterly Session Sept. 21-22 in Memphis 09/14/2017
UT Martin offers community college students transfer scholarships 08/24/2017
Tennessee Board of Regents committees to meet Aug. 29 08/22/2017
Board approves 2.6% tuition increase, lowest combined increase in 25 years 06/23/2017
Board of Regents to meet June 22-23; agenda includes tuition and fee increases 06/15/2017
Board of Regents, Audit Committee, Committee Chairs to meet June 6 05/30/2017
Dr. Rebecca Ashford appointed president of Chattanooga State Community College 05/12/2017
TBR Finance & Business Operations Committee to meet May 18 to discuss student tuition, fees 05/11/2017
Board to meet May 12 to consider Dr. Rebecca Ashford for president of Chattanooga State Community College 05/05/2017
TBR committee appoints four executives to help lead unified community and technical college system 04/28/2017
Board of Regents committee to meet April 27 to consider appointments to executive staff positions 04/21/2017
Finalists selected for presidency at Chattanooga State Community College 04/14/2017
TBR Finance & Business Operations Committee to meet April 13 to begin discussion of 2017-18 tuition & fees 04/06/2017
Board of Regents meets, hears reports from Tennessee Promise students, approves other measures 04/03/2017
Tennessee Board of Regents to meet in regular quarterly session March 31. Board retreat is set for March 30. 03/24/2017
Tennessee Board of Regents committees to meet March 14 03/07/2017

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