Recent News

German & American delegation visits TCAT Knoxville
10/11/2019

A 20-person delegation of Germans and Americans working in education and economic and workforce development visited Pellissippi State Community College and the Tennessee College of Applied Technology Knoxville as part of the American Council on Germany’s initiative, "Transatlantic Cities of Tomorrow: Digitalization and the Future of Work."

TBR establishes new foundation to support its community & technical colleges
09/30/2019

The Tennessee Board of Regents has established the Foundation for the College System of Tennessee to support its 13 community colleges and 27 colleges of applied technology through advocacy, marketing and fundraising.

The foundation’s board will guide the foundation in its mission, vision and growth. The board’s inaugural members are leaders in business, education and nonprofits who have a keen interest in the public colleges and their students as key to Tennessee’s future. The board convened for the first time last week and will meet again in February and June of 2020.

Gov. Lee and others break ground for McMinn Higher Education Center
09/27/2019

Gov. Bill Lee and other state and local officials broke ground today for construction of the McMinn Higher Education Center in Athens, a collaborative facility that will house programs offered by Cleveland State Community College, the Tennessee College of Applied Technology Athens, and UT Extension.

The $18 million, 52,000-square-foot center is expected to open for classes and training in 2021. It will also provide space for local industry training to upgrade the skills of the area’s workforce.

Walters State Community College's Niswonger Campus in Greeneville
09/20/2019

Students at Tennessee’s community colleges earned 14,963 Associate degrees and technical certificates during the 2018-19 academic year – a 79 percent increase over the past 10 years despite a slight decrease in student enrollment over the same period.

Board of Regents appoints Dr. Allana Hamilton vice chancellor for academic affairs
09/20/2019

The Tennessee Board of Regents today approved the appointment of Dr. Allana R. Hamilton as the board’s new vice chancellor for academic affairs. She has been president of Jackson State Community College for nearly three years and has a total of 28 years of experience as a faculty member and academic officer.

TN Math Alignment Group works to identify learning gaps for students between high school, college mathematics
09/18/2019

The Tennessee Math Alignment Group, composed of 25 math educators and advocates from across the state, has launched an effort to identify learning gaps for students between high school and college mathematics and make policy recommendations to bridge them.

News Title Post date
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
TBR Chancellor Helps Launch Multi-State Coalition of Higher Ed Leaders in Support of Common Core 06/10/2014
Chancellor Among Higher Ed Leaders in NY, MD, TN Joining in Support of Common Core 06/09/2014
TBR Approves Alisa White as APSU President 06/02/2014
TBR Chancellor Recommends Alisa White as APSU's Next President; Board to Meet Monday for Approval 05/27/2014
TBR Schedules Three Committee Meetings for June 3 05/27/2014
Tristan Denley Named Interim APSU President as National Search Nears End 05/07/2014
TBR Finance and Business Operations Committee to Meet May 8 05/02/2014
TBR Approves David Rudd as U of M President, Kelli Kea-Carroll as TCAT-Hohenwald Director 05/02/2014
Kea-Carroll recommended as next TCAT-Hohenwald Director; Board to vote Thursday 04/25/2014
TBR Chancellor Recommends David Rudd as UofM’s Next President; Board to Meet Thursday 04/25/2014
Four Finalists Selected in Search for APSU President 04/18/2014
TBR Finance and Business Operations Committee to Meet April 17 04/10/2014
Governor Haslam to Discuss College Completion Strategies with Higher Ed, Business Leaders at Summit 03/26/2014
TBR Holds Quarterly Meeting March 28 in Nashville 03/21/2014

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