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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
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
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

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