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Jackson State Classroom
06/18/2020

Students attending Tennessee’s public community colleges and colleges of applied technology will see no tuition or fee increase during the upcoming academic year as a result of action today by the Tennessee Board of Regents.

Dr. Carol Puryear
06/18/2020

The Tennessee Board of Regents today appointed Dr. Carol Puryear as president of the Tennessee College of Applied Technology Murfreesboro, where she has served as interim president since May 2019.

She previously led the college as its director from 2007 to 2012, when she left to join the Tennessee Board of Regents system staff, first as associate vice chancellor of instruction and special projects for all 27 Tennessee Colleges of Applied Technology and, since 2017, as vice chancellor of economic and community development.

TBR News
06/12/2020

The Tennessee Board of Regents will convene its regular quarterly meeting June 18-19, with an agenda that includes consideration of tuition, fees and budgets for the 2020-21 academic year.

The Board of Regents governs Tennessee’s 13 community colleges and 27 colleges of applied technology.

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.

News Title Post date
TBR Schedules Three Committee Meetings Sept. 4 08/28/2013
Cleveland State Presidential Search Advisory Committee Named 08/28/2013
President Obama Cites Tennessee’s Efforts at Higher Ed Reform 08/22/2013
Leaders Look for Ways to Tie Grads’ Skills to Employers’ Needs 07/16/2013
Tennessee Expands Early College Math Program Statewide 07/16/2013
Board Meets to Confirm Tristan Denley as TBR Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs, Approve Criteria for Cleveland State Presidential Search 07/10/2013
TBR Approves Tuition, Other Committee Recommendations 06/21/2013
TBR to Meet in Regular Quarterly Session June 20-21; Board Considers Tuition Recommendations 06/12/2013
TBR Finance Committee Recommends Tuition Rates 06/05/2013
UT, TBR Partner with Coursera to Pilot Technology for Courses 05/29/2013
TBR Schedules Finance, Audit, Committee Chairs and Personnel Committee Meetings June 4 05/28/2013
TBR Finance and Business Operations Committee to Meet May 16 05/09/2013
TBR Audit Committee Calls Special Telephonic Meeting April 30 04/29/2013
Brad Martin to serve as U of M interim president as campus prepares for national search 04/16/2013
TBR Finance and Business Operations Committee to Meet April 11 04/04/2013
TBR to Meet in Regular Quarterly Session March 29 in Franklin 03/22/2013
TBR Schedules Finance Committee Meeting March 27 03/19/2013
TBR to Reschedule Finance Committee Meeting; Audit and Committee Chairs Meet March 12 03/08/2013
TBR Schedules Ad Hoc Committee on Capital Outlay and Capital Maintenance Meeting March 14(2) 03/07/2013
TBR Schedules Ad Hoc Committee on Capital Outlay and Capital Maintenance Meeting March 14 03/07/2013

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