Recent News

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.

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:

News Title Post date
Tristan Denley Named Interim APSU President as National Search Nears End 05/07/2014
TBR Finance and Business Operations Committee to Meet May 8 05/02/2014
TBR Approves David Rudd as U of M President, Kelli Kea-Carroll as TCAT-Hohenwald Director 05/02/2014
Kea-Carroll recommended as next TCAT-Hohenwald Director; Board to vote Thursday 04/25/2014
TBR Chancellor Recommends David Rudd as UofM’s Next President; Board to Meet Thursday 04/25/2014
Four Finalists Selected in Search for APSU President 04/18/2014
TBR Finance and Business Operations Committee to Meet April 17 04/10/2014
Governor Haslam to Discuss College Completion Strategies with Higher Ed, Business Leaders at Summit 03/26/2014
TBR Holds Quarterly Meeting March 28 in Nashville 03/21/2014
TBR Chancellor John Morgan's Statement Regarding House Vote on Common Core 03/21/2014
Gov Haslam Proclamation Graduate Edu 03/10/2014
Governor proclaims Graduate Education Week March 31 – April 4 03/10/2014
Four Finalists Selected in Search for University of Memphis President 03/07/2014
TBR Schedules Four Committee Meetings for March 11 03/04/2014
TBR System Office Closed Monday, March 3, 2014 03/03/2014
TBR Schedules Ad Hoc Committee on Capital Outlay and Capital Maintenance Meeting March 6 02/28/2014
TBR Chancellor John Morgan Joins Complete College America Board 02/24/2014
Open Meetings September 8 02/10/2014
APSU Presidential Search Advisory Committee Named, Meeting Scheduled 02/07/2014
TBR Finance and Business Committee to Meet Feb. 13 02/06/2014

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