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
UofM Presidential Search Advisory Committee Named; First Meeting, Open Forum Scheduled Dec. 4 11/15/2013
Grants Available for TBR Institutions to Help Students Complete Successfully 11/14/2013
TBR Schedules Committee Chairs, Audit and Academic Policies & Programs Committee Meetings Nov. 19 11/12/2013
Finalists Selected for Cleveland State Presidential Search; Interviews Scheduled for Week of Nov. 4 10/15/2013
Travel Per-Diem Increases Take Effect Oct. 1 09/26/2013
TBR System Office Experiencing Email Difficulties 09/24/2013
TBR Discusses Completion Agenda, Approves Academic Programs, Prior Learning Credit, Campus Salary Plans 09/20/2013
TBR to Meet in Regular Quarterly Session Sept. 19-20 09/12/2013
TBR Schedules Three Committee Meetings Sept. 4 08/28/2013
Cleveland State Presidential Search Advisory Committee Named 08/28/2013
President Obama Cites Tennessee’s Efforts at Higher Ed Reform 08/22/2013
Leaders Look for Ways to Tie Grads’ Skills to Employers’ Needs 07/16/2013
Tennessee Expands Early College Math Program Statewide 07/16/2013
Board Meets to Confirm Tristan Denley as TBR Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs, Approve Criteria for Cleveland State Presidential Search 07/10/2013
TBR Approves Tuition, Other Committee Recommendations 06/21/2013
TBR to Meet in Regular Quarterly Session June 20-21; Board Considers Tuition Recommendations 06/12/2013
TBR Finance Committee Recommends Tuition Rates 06/05/2013
UT, TBR Partner with Coursera to Pilot Technology for Courses 05/29/2013
TBR Schedules Finance, Audit, Committee Chairs and Personnel Committee Meetings June 4 05/28/2013
TBR Finance and Business Operations Committee to Meet May 16 05/09/2013

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