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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
Tennessee college students win 42 medals at SkillsUSA national competitions 07/05/2019
Southwest's President Hall appointed to AACC Commission on Economic & Workforce Development 06/25/2019
Board of Regents approves tuition & fees, campus construction project recommendations, other business in quarterly meeting 06/21/2019
Board of Regents quarterly meeting June 20-21. Agenda includes tuition & fees, new construction recommendations 06/13/2019
President Ashford & President Flora selected for Leadership Tennessee Class of 2020 06/11/2019
Board of Regents to consider tuition & fee increases averaging 2.45 percent at June 21 meeting 06/04/2019
System Marketing Team Wins 9 Awards at Annual State Conference 06/03/2019
TBR committees to meet June 4. Agendas include tuition & mandatory fee recommendations 05/29/2019
Finance & Business Operations Committee to meet May 22 to continue discussion of student tuition & mandatory fees for 2019-20 05/17/2019
Tennessee College of Applied Technology Memphis breaks ground for new Bartlett Campus 05/15/2019
Board of Regents to meet May 14 to consider policy revisions and a building naming 05/09/2019
It's Commencement season in the College System of Tennessee 05/03/2019
Columbia State, University of North Alabama announce partnership 05/02/2019
Motlow State Automation & Robotics Training Center now open for business 04/30/2019
Jackson State Community College leads in computer information technology & cyber defense 04/19/2019
TBR’s Office of Economic & Community Development hosts Workforce Development Conference 04/18/2019
Finance & Business Operations Committee to meet April 23 to begin review of tuition, mandatory fees for 2019-20 04/17/2019
New interactive TBR Data Dashboards, TN Education & Workforce Maps part of broader transparency initiative 04/11/2019
Board of Regents appoints Mike Whitehead as president of TCAT Pulaski & honors James D. King during quarterly meeting 03/21/2019
College System honors its outstanding students, faculty, staff and college of the year at first SOAR event 03/21/2019

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