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TBR News
12/03/2020

The Tennessee Board of Regents will hold its next regular quarterly meeting Dec. 10. The agenda includes action on criteria for the next president of the Tennessee Colleges of Applied Technology at McKenzie and Paris, new programs at Colleges of Applied Technology, and several informational reports.

The Board of Regents governs the College System of Tennessee, comprised of the state's 13 Community Colleges and 27 Colleges of Applied Technology.  

A young reader enjoys learning about technical careers in a new children’s book from Tennessee’s Colleges of Applied Technology.
11/25/2020

It’s no secret that Tennessee, like much of the nation, has experienced a shortage of skilled workers in recent years – with high demands for more nurses, computer technicians, welders and other technical fields. In an effort to encourage more young Tennesseans to consider one of these many careers, TBR – The College System of Tennessee has premiered an original children’s book entitled “Let’s Explore Technical Careers.”

TCAT Elizabethton's Tyler Hankes works with 3D printer in computer lab
11/20/2020

Tennessee’s community and technical colleges are ready to help Tennesseans who want to learn a new career or new skills. With Tennessee Reconnect, it’s tuition-free – and enrolling in classes online or in your community is easy.

TBR News
11/11/2020

The Tennessee Board of Regents’ committee chairs and the Audit Committee will meet Tuesday, Nov. 17, 2020, to receive updates and review a number of items in advance of the full board’s next quarterly meeting in December.

Chancellor's Commendation for Military Veterans
11/10/2020

Military veterans at Tennessee’s community and technical colleges are being honored in Veterans Day activities this week – and one veteran at each college will be awarded the inaugural Chancellor’s Commendation for Military Veterans.

The Tennessee Board of Regents and Chancellor Flora W. Tydings established the new commendation as a system-level award to honor the service, bravery and sacrifices of military veterans in the campus communities. It supplements Veterans Day ceremonies, observances or recognitions that the colleges traditionally conduct.

three students studying rocks
10/21/2020

As part of its continuing work to reduce the costs of college attendance and increase equity in student outcomes, the Tennessee Board of Regents is awarding grants to faculty teams at seven community colleges to create learning materials for their courses that students will use for free, in lieu of commercially published textbooks.

News Title Post date
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
TBR Schedules Audit, Finance, Committee Chairs Meetings March 12 03/05/2013
TBR Finance and Business Committee to Meet Feb. 28 02/21/2013
Former Regent Judy Gooch Elected to SACSCOC Board of Trustees 02/04/2013

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