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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.

Jackson State Community College
05/27/2020

The Tennessee Board of Regents will convene a special called meeting Tuesday, June 2, to receive and act on recommendations by Chancellor Flora W. Tydings for the next president of Jackson State Community College and the board’s next general counsel.

The virtual meeting will be streamed live and archived on the TBR website at https://www.tbr.edu/board/june-2-2020-special-called-board-meeting starting at 8:30 a.m. CT, with consideration of the two appointments the only items on the agenda.

Community Colleges of Appalachia
05/22/2020

Tennessee’s Cleveland State  and Motlow State community colleges captured two of the three annual awards issued by Community Colleges of Appalachia, an association of nearly 100 colleges in 13 Appalachian states from New York to Mississippi.

Jackson State Community College
05/11/2020

The three finalists for the next president of Jackson State Community College will participate in virtual open forums May 11-13.

The schedule for the virtual forums, the finalists' resumes, and links to a live stream of the forums are posted on the Presidential/Executive Searches section of the Tennessee Board of Regents website at https://www.tbr.edu/hr/executivesearches/president-jackson-state-community-college.

The finalists and the dates of their virtual forums are:

News Title Post date
TBR Chancellor John Morgan Participates in White House Summit on Expanding College Opportunity 02/05/2014
TBR Meets Jan. 24 to Consider Search Criteria for APSU President 02/05/2014
TBR Meets Jan. 24 to Consider Search Criteria for APSU President 01/16/2014
TBR Meets Jan. 24 to Consider Search Criteria for APSU President 01/16/2014
TBR Chancellor John Morgan Participates in White House Summit on Expanding College 01/16/2014
Tennessee Receiving Grant to Boost College Degree Completions 12/22/2013
TBR Approves William Seymour as Cleveland State President, Other Actions During December Quarterly Board Meeting 12/05/2013
TBR to Meet in Regular Quarterly Session Dec. 5 in Nashville 11/27/2013
TBR Chancellor to Recommend William Seymour as Cleveland State President; Board to Meet Dec. 5 11/25/2013
UofM Presidential Search Advisory Committee Named; First Meeting, Open Forum Scheduled Dec. 4 11/15/2013
Grants Available for TBR Institutions to Help Students Complete Successfully 11/14/2013
TBR Schedules Committee Chairs, Audit and Academic Policies & Programs Committee Meetings Nov. 19 11/12/2013
Finalists Selected for Cleveland State Presidential Search; Interviews Scheduled for Week of Nov. 4 10/15/2013
Travel Per-Diem Increases Take Effect Oct. 1 09/26/2013
TBR System Office Experiencing Email Difficulties 09/24/2013
TBR Discusses Completion Agenda, Approves Academic Programs, Prior Learning Credit, Campus Salary Plans 09/20/2013
TBR to Meet in Regular Quarterly Session Sept. 19-20 09/12/2013
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

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