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Board of Regents meet at Southwest Tennessee Community College
09/22/2017

The Tennessee Board of Regents approved four priority requests for education, job-training and security initiatives across the state’s community and technical college system for the next fiscal year on Friday, including 100 new success coaches to bolster student advising.

Tennessee College of Applied Technology students
09/21/2017

The first class of Tennessee Promise students entered college in the fall of 2015. After four semesters, 56.2 percent of the first class of Promise students are either still enrolled, have earned a college credential, or transferred to a four-year university. That compares to 38.9 percent of their peers – a 17.3 percentage point difference.

Southwest Tennessee Community College
09/21/2017

Overall enrollment in the state’s 13 community colleges on the 14th day of classes for fall semester was 86,621, up 2.2 percent from the 84,773 on the same date in fall 2016.

TBR News
09/14/2017

The College System of Tennessee's governing board will meet Sept. 21-22 at Southwest Tennessee Community College’s Macon Cove Campus. Major agenda items include fiscal year 2018-19 budget requests for new initiatives and capital projects; updates on the progress of Tennessee Promise students, fall semester enrollment and 2016-17 graduation rates; appointment of a new president of the Tennessee College of Applied Technology – Crossville, and search criteria for a new president of Motlow State Community College.

Dr. Allana Hamilton, president, Jackson State; Dr. Keith Carver, chancellor, UT Martin; Dr. Flora Tydings, chancellor, Tennessee Board of Regents; and Mike Krause, executive director, Tennessee Higher Education Commission.
08/24/2017

Tennessee Promise students at community colleges in the Tennessee Board of Regents system looking to complete their four-year degrees will benefit from a new transfer scholarship program established by the University of Tennessee at Martin.

TBR News
08/22/2017

Two committees of the Tennessee Board of Regents and the chairs of all the board’s committees will meet Tuesday, Aug. 29, to review a number of items in advance of the full board’s next quarterly meeting in September.

News Title Post date
Finalists Selected for Motlow College Presidential Search; Interviews Scheduled April 21, 22 04/14/2015
TBR Finance and Business Operations Committee to Meet April 8 04/01/2015
TBR Hears Restructured Remediation Success Story; Approves New Programs, Fee Changes, New TCAT Director 03/27/2015
TBR Plans Quarterly Meeting March 27 in Cookeville; Participates in TTU 100th Charter Day Celebration 03/20/2015
Motlow State Presidential Search Advisory Committee Named; First Meeting Scheduled March 18 03/06/2015
TBR Schedules Audit, Finance, Committee Chairs Meetings for March 10 03/03/2015
TBR Finance and Business Operations Committee to Meet Feb. 19 02/13/2015
Colleges, TTU to expand higher ed options in Cookeville 02/13/2015
Tennessee higher education leaders express support of higher standards for K-12 education 02/11/2015
TBR schedules special telephonic meeting Feb. 13 02/06/2015
Chattanooga State Presidential Search Advisory Committee named; first meeting Feb. 10 02/05/2015
Open forum, first meeting of Chattanooga State Presidential Search Advisory Committee scheduled Feb. 10 02/04/2015
TBR Finance and Business Committee to Meet Jan. 28 01/22/2015
Southwest Tennessee Community College Presidential Search Advisory Committee Named; Open Forum, First Meeting Scheduled Jan. 26 01/21/2015
Fannie Hewlett named Interim President at Chatt State 01/14/2015
President Obama Visits Pellissippi State 01/09/2015
TBR reviews efficiencies and approves reverse transfer program, strategic plan 12/11/2014
Tennessee Board of Regents and Nissan Break Ground on Joint Training Center 12/08/2014
TBR plans review of higher ed funding gaps, Personnel Committee and Quarterly Board meetings Dec. 10 and 11 in Nashville 12/03/2014
Governor, TBR Vice Chancellor to speak at Obama’s College Opportunity Summit Thursday 12/02/2014

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