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Tennessee Board of Regents

The Board will meet at 12 noon CT at Nashville State Community College, 120 White Bridge Road, in the H Building Theater. 

Carrington Fox, 2018 Outstanding Technical Student of the Year

Carrington Fox, a Nashville journalist and mother of three who returned to college to pursue her lifelong dream of building, was named the College System of Tennessee’s Outstanding Technical Student of the Year today.

Dr.  Wendy Troxler addresses Tennessee community college advisors at Advising Academy

About 90 advisors from Tennessee’s community and technical colleges convened in Nashville to improve their skills in advising adult learners, thousands of whom are expected on campuses when the expanded Tennessee Reconnect program goes into effect with this year’s fall semester.

Dr. Shanna Jackson & Dr. Michael Torrence

The Tennessee Board of Regents today appointed Dr. Shanna L. Jackson as the next president of Nashville State Community College and Dr. Michael L. Torrence as the next president of Motlow State Community College.

Torrence will assume office at Motlow on May 1 and Jackson will begin her leadership of Nashville State on June 1.

Michael Torrence and Shanna Jackson

The Board of Regents will consider Chancellor Tydings' recommendations of Dr. Michael L. Torrence for president of Motlow and Dr. Shanna L. Jackson for president of Nashville State. 

Columbia State Community College's Williamson County campus

Columbia State and Pellissippi State are two of the six finalists for the American Association of Community Colleges' Award of Excellence in Student Success. No other state has more than one finalist in any one of the six award categories. Columbia State is also one of five finalists for the Advancing Diversity award

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