Recent News

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.

Tennessee Pledge for Higher Education
05/28/2020

The College System of Tennessee fully supports the Tennessee Pledge for Higher Education, an array of guidelines and best practices for the health and safety of campus communities while continuing high-quality instruction during the Covid-19 era, Chancellor Flora W. Tydings said today.

Jackson State Community College
05/27/2020

The Tennessee Board of Regents will convene a special called meeting Tuesday, June 2, to receive and act on recommendations by Chancellor Flora W. Tydings for the next president of Jackson State Community College and the board’s next general counsel.

The virtual meeting will be streamed live and archived on the TBR website at https://www.tbr.edu/board/june-2-2020-special-called-board-meeting starting at 8:30 a.m. CT, with consideration of the two appointments the only items on the agenda.

Community Colleges of Appalachia
05/22/2020

Tennessee’s Cleveland State  and Motlow State community colleges captured two of the three annual awards issued by Community Colleges of Appalachia, an association of nearly 100 colleges in 13 Appalachian states from New York to Mississippi.

Jackson State Community College
05/11/2020

The three finalists for the next president of Jackson State Community College will participate in virtual open forums May 11-13.

The schedule for the virtual forums, the finalists' resumes, and links to a live stream of the forums are posted on the Presidential/Executive Searches section of the Tennessee Board of Regents website at https://www.tbr.edu/hr/executivesearches/president-jackson-state-community-college.

The finalists and the dates of their virtual forums are:

Gary Satin & Samantha Benavides
04/28/2020

Nearly 1,500 students from 311 community colleges applied for the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation’s prestigious Undergraduate Transfer Scholarships for 2020 – which provide up to $40,000 a year to complete their bachelor’s degrees.

Only 50 students from 17 states were selected as recipients. Two of them are College System of Tennessee students:

News Title Post date
Tennessee Higher Ed Leaders Focus on College Completion Strategies with Governor Bill Haslam 03/02/2012
TBR Ad Hoc Committee on Capital Outlay and Capital Maintenance to Hold Telephonic Meeting March 8 03/02/2012
TBR Announces TSU Presidential Search Timeline 02/29/2012
TBR Finance and Business Committee to Meet March 1 02/23/2012
TBR Meets Feb. 23 to Consider New TTC-Murfreesboro Director 02/16/2012
Tennessee colleges using tech tools to help students choose courses, majors 02/16/2012
Interviews Scheduled for Vol State Presidential Candidates Feb. 28 – March 2 02/15/2012
TBR Finance and Business Committee to Meet Feb. 9 02/01/2012
TTU Presidential Search Advisory Committee Named; First Meeting, Open Forum Scheduled Feb. 17 01/31/2012
Governor's Budget Recommendations Include News for TBR Institutions 01/31/2012
Vol State Presidential Search Continues Feb. 1 01/25/2012
Tennessee higher education economics – cost goes down, price goes up 01/24/2012
Vol State Presidential Search Advisory Committee Meets Jan. 11 01/03/2012
TSU Accreditation Reaffirmed by SACS 12/06/2011
Vol State Presidential Search Advisory Committee Named 12/01/2011
Board to Meet in Regular Quarterly Session Dec. 8 in Nashville 12/01/2011
Chancellor Recommends Brian Noland as ETSU’s Next President 11/17/2011
Board Meets to Consider New ETSU President Nov. 21 11/15/2011
Public Notice of Accreditation Review Visit by NLNAC 11/09/2011
TBR Schedules Three Open Committee Meetings Nov. 15 11/08/2011

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