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
TBR to Meet in Regular Quarterly Session Dec. 13 in Nashville 12/06/2012
TBR Approves Glenda Baskin Glover as TSU President 11/27/2012
TBR Schedules Ad Hoc Committee on Capital Outlay and Capital Maintenance Meeting Nov. 29 11/20/2012
TBR Chancellor Recommends Glenda Baskin Glover as TSU’s Next President; Board to Meet Nov. 27 11/18/2012
TBR Schedules Audit, Committee Chairs Meetings Nov. 20 11/13/2012
4 Finalists Selected in Search for TSU President 10/19/2012
TBR Approves Chris Whaley as Roane State President; Tony Creecy as TTC-Pulaski Director 10/01/2012
Recommendation for New Director at TTC-Pulaski Added to Agenda for TBR Special Board Meeting Oct. 1(2) 09/28/2012
Recommendation for New Director at TTC-Pulaski Added to Agenda for TBR Special Board Meeting Oct. 1 09/28/2012
TBR Chancellor Recommends Chris Whaley as Roane State’s Next President; Board to Vote Oct. 1 09/24/2012
TBR Institutions Receive More than $17.1M in Federal Grants for TN Job Training Programs 09/19/2012
TBR to Meet in Regular Quarterly Session Sept. 20-21 at Cleveland State Community College 09/13/2012
TBR Schedules Three Open Committee Meetings Sept. 5 08/29/2012
TSU Presidential Search Committee Outlines Process, Schedule 08/27/2012
Campus Visits, Interviews Scheduled for Roane State Presidential Candidates Aug. 27- 30 08/20/2012
TSU Presidential Search Advisory Committee Meets Aug. 27 08/20/2012
Roane State Presidential Search Committee Selects 4 Finalists 08/15/2012
Senate Education Subcommittee Hearing, Audit Show TSU Grade Assignments Were Valid(2) 08/13/2012
Senate Education Subcommittee Hearing, Audit Show TSU Grade Assignments Were Valid 08/13/2012
Roane State Presidential Search Committee Outlines Process, Schedule 07/09/2012

Pages