Recent News

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
TBR Schedules Ad Hoc Committee on Capital Outlay and Capital Maintenance Meeting March 14 03/07/2013
TBR Schedules Audit, Finance, Committee Chairs Meetings March 12 03/05/2013
TBR Finance and Business Committee to Meet Feb. 28 02/21/2013
Former Regent Judy Gooch Elected to SACSCOC Board of Trustees 02/04/2013
TBR Finance and Business Committee to Meet Feb. 7 01/31/2013
TBR to Meet in Regular Quarterly Session Dec. 13 in Nashville 12/06/2012
TBR Approves Glenda Baskin Glover as TSU President 11/27/2012
TBR Schedules Ad Hoc Committee on Capital Outlay and Capital Maintenance Meeting Nov. 29 11/20/2012
TBR Chancellor Recommends Glenda Baskin Glover as TSU’s Next President; Board to Meet Nov. 27 11/18/2012
TBR Schedules Audit, Committee Chairs Meetings Nov. 20 11/13/2012
4 Finalists Selected in Search for TSU President 10/19/2012
TBR Approves Chris Whaley as Roane State President; Tony Creecy as TTC-Pulaski Director 10/01/2012
Recommendation for New Director at TTC-Pulaski Added to Agenda for TBR Special Board Meeting Oct. 1(2) 09/28/2012
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

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