Recent News

German & American delegation visits TCAT Knoxville
10/11/2019

A 20-person delegation of Germans and Americans working in education and economic and workforce development visited Pellissippi State Community College and the Tennessee College of Applied Technology Knoxville as part of the American Council on Germany’s initiative, "Transatlantic Cities of Tomorrow: Digitalization and the Future of Work."

TBR establishes new foundation to support its community & technical colleges
09/30/2019

The Tennessee Board of Regents has established the Foundation for the College System of Tennessee to support its 13 community colleges and 27 colleges of applied technology through advocacy, marketing and fundraising.

The foundation’s board will guide the foundation in its mission, vision and growth. The board’s inaugural members are leaders in business, education and nonprofits who have a keen interest in the public colleges and their students as key to Tennessee’s future. The board convened for the first time last week and will meet again in February and June of 2020.

Gov. Lee and others break ground for McMinn Higher Education Center
09/27/2019

Gov. Bill Lee and other state and local officials broke ground today for construction of the McMinn Higher Education Center in Athens, a collaborative facility that will house programs offered by Cleveland State Community College, the Tennessee College of Applied Technology Athens, and UT Extension.

The $18 million, 52,000-square-foot center is expected to open for classes and training in 2021. It will also provide space for local industry training to upgrade the skills of the area’s workforce.

Walters State Community College's Niswonger Campus in Greeneville
09/20/2019

Students at Tennessee’s community colleges earned 14,963 Associate degrees and technical certificates during the 2018-19 academic year – a 79 percent increase over the past 10 years despite a slight decrease in student enrollment over the same period.

Board of Regents appoints Dr. Allana Hamilton vice chancellor for academic affairs
09/20/2019

The Tennessee Board of Regents today approved the appointment of Dr. Allana R. Hamilton as the board’s new vice chancellor for academic affairs. She has been president of Jackson State Community College for nearly three years and has a total of 28 years of experience as a faculty member and academic officer.

TN Math Alignment Group works to identify learning gaps for students between high school, college mathematics
09/18/2019

The Tennessee Math Alignment Group, composed of 25 math educators and advocates from across the state, has launched an effort to identify learning gaps for students between high school and college mathematics and make policy recommendations to bridge them.

News Title Post date
TBR Schedules Audit, Finance, Committee Chairs Meetings for March 10 03/03/2015
TBR Finance and Business Operations Committee to Meet Feb. 19 02/13/2015
Colleges, TTU to expand higher ed options in Cookeville 02/13/2015
Tennessee higher education leaders express support of higher standards for K-12 education 02/11/2015
TBR schedules special telephonic meeting Feb. 13 02/06/2015
Chattanooga State Presidential Search Advisory Committee named; first meeting Feb. 10 02/05/2015
Open forum, first meeting of Chattanooga State Presidential Search Advisory Committee scheduled Feb. 10 02/04/2015
TBR Finance and Business Committee to Meet Jan. 28 01/22/2015
Southwest Tennessee Community College Presidential Search Advisory Committee Named; Open Forum, First Meeting Scheduled Jan. 26 01/21/2015
Fannie Hewlett named Interim President at Chatt State 01/14/2015
President Obama Visits Pellissippi State 01/09/2015
TBR reviews efficiencies and approves reverse transfer program, strategic plan 12/11/2014
Tennessee Board of Regents and Nissan Break Ground on Joint Training Center 12/08/2014
TBR plans review of higher ed funding gaps, Personnel Committee and Quarterly Board meetings Dec. 10 and 11 in Nashville 12/03/2014
Governor, TBR Vice Chancellor to speak at Obama’s College Opportunity Summit Thursday 12/02/2014
Chattanooga State’s President Catanzaro to Retire Dec. 31 12/01/2014
TBR Approves New TCAT Directors 11/26/2014
TBR Schedules Committees and Called Board Meeting Nov. 25 11/18/2014
TBR Personnel Committee to Meet via Telephone Nov. 18 11/11/2014
TBR Puts Focus on Accessibility 11/04/2014

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