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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
Carrington Fox named College System of Tennessee’s Outstanding Technical Student of the Year 03/21/2018
College System of Tennessee's 2nd Advising Academy focuses on adult learners 03/19/2018
Board of Regents appoints next presidents of Motlow State and Nashville State community colleges 03/13/2018
Board of Regents to meet March 13 to consider recommendations for new presidents of Motlow State, Nashville State community colleges 03/06/2018
Two Tennessee community colleges are finalists for prestigious national excellence awards 02/28/2018
TBR Finance & Business Operations Committee to meet Feb. 20 02/14/2018
2018 All-Tennessee Academic Team honored at 22nd annual celebration 02/14/2018
Students, presidents participate in College System's Day on the Hill 02/14/2018
Search committee selects 4 finalists for presidency at Nashville State Community College 01/31/2018
Finalists selected for presidency of Motlow State Community College 01/31/2018
Educators, economic development professionals convene first TNTrained class 01/31/2018
TBR Finance & Business Operations Committee to meet Feb. 6 01/31/2018
Educators examine High Impact Practices for student success 01/30/2018
College system selected to work on two high-level national student success initiatives 12/20/2017
Board approves warranty for new technical program graduates, with tuition-free retraining 12/15/2017
TN Reconnect Regional Strategic Roundtables offer insights into assisting adult learners achieve their dreams 12/08/2017
Board of Regents to meet Dec. 14 at Volunteer State Community College; agenda includes warranty for technical program graduates 12/07/2017
Tennessee Board of Regents committees to meet Nov. 21 11/14/2017
Laura Monks appointed president of Tennessee College of Applied Technology – Shelbyville 10/23/2017
Nashville State Community College president search committee selected. Public forum & committee meeting Oct. 25 10/13/2017

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