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TBR News
01/29/2016

A new approach to remediation is dramatically increasing the number of students successfully completing their first college-level English and math courses at colleges and universities in the Tennessee Board of Regents system.

TBR News
01/28/2016

The Finance and Business Operations Committee of the Tennessee Board of Regents will meet via telephone at 1 p.m. CST on Thursday, Feb. 4.

01/21/2016

The Tennessee Board of Regents today appointed David Gregory acting chancellor for the State University and Community College System of Tennessee at the recommendation of Governor Bill Haslam, board chair. Gregory, currently serving as TBR’s vice chancellor for Administration and Facilities Development, had previously announced his plan to retire at the end of January, but agreed to delay his departure for this role beginning Feb. 1.

TBR News
01/19/2016

The Tennessee Board of Regents will hold a special called telephonic meeting on Thursday, Jan. 21, at 2:30 p.m. CST for the purpose of appointing an acting chancellor for the State University and Community College System of Tennessee and approving the selection criteria to begin the search for a new president at Walters State Community College.

01/07/2016

Morgan, who has served as chancellor of the state’s university and community college system since October 2010 and led the system’s transformation to become more comprehensive and student-focused, called the announcement bittersweet and said it was timed to acknowledge the accomplishments achieved by the system’s institutions over the past five years.

TBR News
12/10/2015

Governor Bill Haslam told the Tennessee Board of Regents today about his proposal to focus the TBR’s efforts on the state’s 13 community and 27 technical colleges with the creation of local governing boards for the six universities currently under the TBR purview.

News Title Post date
TBR Chancellor John Morgan to retire Jan. 31 01/07/2016
TBR hears Governor’s proposal for new structure, update on system-wide student success and campus security 12/10/2015
TBR Schedules Quarterly Board Meeting Dec. 10 in Nashville 12/04/2015
TBR Chancellor John Morgan’s Statement Regarding Today’s Announcement On Higher Education Governance 12/01/2015
Vol State, Nashville State Community Colleges modify service areas; Vol State assumes lead at CHEC 11/23/2015
Board of Regents receives $2m grant to continue increasing grad rates 11/23/2015
TBR Schedules 3 Committee Meetings Nov. 18 11/11/2015
Free online Advanced Placement exam prep courses available to students in TN, nationwide 10/07/2015
TBR reviews progress toward completion goals, approves compensation and capital budget plans at quarterly Board meeting 09/17/2015
TBR to Meet in Regular Quarterly Session Sept. 16-17 in Jackson 09/09/2015
TBR Personnel and Compensation Committee to meet Sept. 2 08/26/2015
TBR Schedules Committee Meetings August 25 08/18/2015
TBR sets new tuition, fee rates for colleges and universities; among lowest in decades 06/19/2015
Watch the June 18-19 Board meeting via LIVE webcast 06/17/2015
TBR to Meet in Quarterly Session June 18-19 at Columbia State; Board Considers Tuition Recommendations 06/09/2015
TBR Affirms 3 New Community College Presidents, TCAT Director 05/27/2015
Anthony Kinkel tapped as new president for Motlow State Pending Board vote Wednesday 05/26/2015
TBR Chancellor Recommends Youlanda Jones-Wilcox as new director of TCATs Covington & Ripley 05/26/2015
Board to vote Wednesday on Tracy Hall as next president for Southwest Tennessee Community College 05/22/2015
TBR Chancellor Recommends Flora Tydings as Chattanooga State’s Next President 05/22/2015

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