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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
Recommendation for New Director at TTC-Pulaski Added to Agenda for TBR Special Board Meeting Oct. 1 09/28/2012
TBR Chancellor Recommends Chris Whaley as Roane State’s Next President; Board to Vote Oct. 1 09/24/2012
TBR Institutions Receive More than $17.1M in Federal Grants for TN Job Training Programs 09/19/2012
TBR to Meet in Regular Quarterly Session Sept. 20-21 at Cleveland State Community College 09/13/2012
TBR Schedules Three Open Committee Meetings Sept. 5 08/29/2012
TSU Presidential Search Committee Outlines Process, Schedule 08/27/2012
Campus Visits, Interviews Scheduled for Roane State Presidential Candidates Aug. 27- 30 08/20/2012
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

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