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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
Board to vote Wednesday on Tracy Hall as next president for Southwest Tennessee Community College 05/22/2015
TBR Chancellor Recommends Flora Tydings as Chattanooga State’s Next President 05/22/2015
TBR Board Meets May 27 to Approve New Presidents and Director; Audit, Finance, Committee Chairs Committees Meet Too 05/21/2015
TBR campuses show over $15 million in improved efficiencies, planning more 05/15/2015
TBR Finance and Business Operations Committee to Meet May 7 04/30/2015
Candidates for Chatt State Presidential Search Narrowed to 4; Campus Visits Scheduled Week of May 4 04/28/2015
Campus Visits Week of April 27 for 4 Southwest Tennessee Community College President Search Finalists 04/22/2015
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

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