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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 Approves Alisa White as APSU President 06/02/2014
TBR Chancellor Recommends Alisa White as APSU's Next President; Board to Meet Monday for Approval 05/27/2014
TBR Schedules Three Committee Meetings for June 3 05/27/2014
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

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