Recent News

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.

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.

News Title Post date
TBR Chancellor John Morgan Joins Complete College America Board 02/24/2014
Open Meetings September 8 02/10/2014
APSU Presidential Search Advisory Committee Named, Meeting Scheduled 02/07/2014
TBR Finance and Business Committee to Meet Feb. 13 02/06/2014
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

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