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 Finance and Business Committee to Meet Feb. 4 01/28/2016
TBR Appoints David Gregory Acting Chancellor 01/21/2016
TBR to Meet Jan. 21 to Appoint Acting Chancellor, Approve Search Criteria for Walters State President 01/19/2016
TBR Chancellor John Morgan to retire Jan. 31 01/07/2016
TBR hears Governor’s proposal for new structure, update on system-wide student success and campus security 12/10/2015
TBR Schedules Quarterly Board Meeting Dec. 10 in Nashville 12/04/2015
TBR Chancellor John Morgan’s Statement Regarding Today’s Announcement On Higher Education Governance 12/01/2015
Vol State, Nashville State Community Colleges modify service areas; Vol State assumes lead at CHEC 11/23/2015
Board of Regents receives $2m grant to continue increasing grad rates 11/23/2015
TBR Schedules 3 Committee Meetings Nov. 18 11/11/2015
Free online Advanced Placement exam prep courses available to students in TN, nationwide 10/07/2015
TBR reviews progress toward completion goals, approves compensation and capital budget plans at quarterly Board meeting 09/17/2015
TBR to Meet in Regular Quarterly Session Sept. 16-17 in Jackson 09/09/2015
TBR Personnel and Compensation Committee to meet Sept. 2 08/26/2015
TBR Schedules Committee Meetings August 25 08/18/2015
TBR sets new tuition, fee rates for colleges and universities; among lowest in decades 06/19/2015
Watch the June 18-19 Board meeting via LIVE webcast 06/17/2015
TBR to Meet in Quarterly Session June 18-19 at Columbia State; Board Considers Tuition Recommendations 06/09/2015
TBR Affirms 3 New Community College Presidents, TCAT Director 05/27/2015
Anthony Kinkel tapped as new president for Motlow State Pending Board vote Wednesday 05/26/2015

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