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Tennessee Board of Regents

The Board will meet at 12 noon CT at Nashville State Community College, 120 White Bridge Road, in the H Building Theater. 

Carrington Fox, 2018 Outstanding Technical Student of the Year

Carrington Fox, a Nashville journalist and mother of three who returned to college to pursue her lifelong dream of building, was named the College System of Tennessee’s Outstanding Technical Student of the Year today.

Dr.  Wendy Troxler addresses Tennessee community college advisors at Advising Academy

About 90 advisors from Tennessee’s community and technical colleges convened in Nashville to improve their skills in advising adult learners, thousands of whom are expected on campuses when the expanded Tennessee Reconnect program goes into effect with this year’s fall semester.

Dr. Shanna Jackson & Dr. Michael Torrence

The Tennessee Board of Regents today appointed Dr. Shanna L. Jackson as the next president of Nashville State Community College and Dr. Michael L. Torrence as the next president of Motlow State Community College.

Torrence will assume office at Motlow on May 1 and Jackson will begin her leadership of Nashville State on June 1.

Michael Torrence and Shanna Jackson

The Board of Regents will consider Chancellor Tydings' recommendations of Dr. Michael L. Torrence for president of Motlow and Dr. Shanna L. Jackson for president of Nashville State. 

Columbia State Community College's Williamson County campus

Columbia State and Pellissippi State are two of the six finalists for the American Association of Community Colleges' Award of Excellence in Student Success. No other state has more than one finalist in any one of the six award categories. Columbia State is also one of five finalists for the Advancing Diversity award

News Title Post date
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
TBR to Meet in Regular Quarterly Session June 20-21; Board Considers Tuition Recommendations 06/12/2013
TBR Finance Committee Recommends Tuition Rates 06/05/2013
UT, TBR Partner with Coursera to Pilot Technology for Courses 05/29/2013
TBR Schedules Finance, Audit, Committee Chairs and Personnel Committee Meetings June 4 05/28/2013
TBR Finance and Business Operations Committee to Meet May 16 05/09/2013
TBR Audit Committee Calls Special Telephonic Meeting April 30 04/29/2013
Brad Martin to serve as U of M interim president as campus prepares for national search 04/16/2013
TBR Finance and Business Operations Committee to Meet April 11 04/04/2013
TBR to Meet in Regular Quarterly Session March 29 in Franklin 03/22/2013
TBR Schedules Finance Committee Meeting March 27 03/19/2013
TBR to Reschedule Finance Committee Meeting; Audit and Committee Chairs Meet March 12 03/08/2013
TBR Schedules Ad Hoc Committee on Capital Outlay and Capital Maintenance Meeting March 14(2) 03/07/2013
TBR Schedules Ad Hoc Committee on Capital Outlay and Capital Maintenance Meeting March 14 03/07/2013
TBR Schedules Audit, Finance, Committee Chairs Meetings March 12 03/05/2013
TBR Finance and Business Committee to Meet Feb. 28 02/21/2013
Former Regent Judy Gooch Elected to SACSCOC Board of Trustees 02/04/2013