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Complete Tennessee Leadership Institute
08/12/2020

Seven of the 30 members of the Complete Tennessee Leadership Institute class of 2020-21 announced today by the State Collaborative on Reforming Education represent Tennessee community and technical colleges and the College System of Tennessee.

SCORE invited the 30 leaders from across higher education, K-12 education, business and industry, and nonprofit organizations to participate in the 5th Complete Tennessee Leadership Institute.

TBR News
08/06/2020

The Tennessee Board of Regents will hold a special called meeting Aug. 12 to consider policy revisions required by new federal Title IX regulations and a new Infectious Disease Policy for the state's community and technical colleges.

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.

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Tennessee Board of Regents to meet June 18-19. Agenda includes tuition, fees, budgets for Academic Year 2020-21 06/12/2020
Volunteer State Community College's Springfield campus receives approval to offer degree programs 06/05/2020
Board of Regents appoints George J. Pimentel president of Jackson State Community College & Brian A. Lapps Jr. general counsel of the College System of Tennessee 06/02/2020
College System supports TN Pledge for Higher Education for health, safety of students, faculty, staff & public 05/28/2020
Board of Regents meets June 2 to consider appointment of president of Jackson State Community College. Committee Chairs & Audit Committee will also meet. 05/27/2020
Cleveland State & Motlow State community colleges win 2 of the 3 annual awards issued by Community Colleges of Appalachia 05/22/2020
Jackson State Community College conducts virtual forums for its presidential finalists 05/11/2020
Two College System of TN students awarded prestigious Undergraduate Transfer Scholarships by Jack Kent Cooke Foundation 04/28/2020
Board of Regents Finance Committee to meet April 29 to begin review of tuition, fees for 2020-21 04/23/2020
Nine TN Colleges of Applied Technology win SkillsUSA Chapters of Excellence designation; Advisor of the Year named 04/16/2020
College System honors its Outstanding Students, Faculty & Staff Members, & Colleges in second annual SOAR Awards 04/07/2020
TN Board of Regents spring quarterly meeting is April 7 by conference call. Agenda includes SOAR Awards winners, new programs & policies 04/02/2020
TN community & technical colleges help protect health professionals 03/23/2020
Systemwide Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information 03/16/2020
Tennessee’s community colleges and colleges of applied technology given broad operational flexibility to prevent the spread of COVID-19 03/12/2020
Two TN Board of Regents committees and committee chairs to meet March 10 03/05/2020
Four finalists selected for Jackson State Community College's next president. Campus visits set for March 16-19 02/28/2020
Chattanooga State & Southwest Tennessee community colleges earn national Leader College status 02/21/2020
National Signing Day for high school students pursuing career & technical educations 02/20/2020
TBR Audit Committee to meet Feb. 11 02/05/2020

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