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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.

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.

News Title Post date
TBR Personnel and Compensation, Finance and Business Committees to Meet March 26 03/19/2012
TBR Chancellor Recommends Jerry Faulkner as VSCC’s Next President 03/16/2012
March 13 TBR Finance Committee Meeting Canceled 03/09/2012
TBR Schedules Open Committee Meetings March 13 03/06/2012
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

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