Board to Meet in Regular Quarterly Session Dec. 8 in Nashville

The Tennessee Board of Regents will meet in regular quarterly session Thursday, Dec. 8, at the TBR Office in Nashville. The meeting will begin at 1 p.m. in the Genesco Training Center.

The Board will hear reports from and approve minutes of the Audit Committee, Ad-Hoc Committee on Conflict of Interest and Ad-Hoc Committee on Capital Outlay and Capital Maintenance.

Action items include approval of the October revised budget, institutional student disciplinary policies, system-wide legislative initiatives, and capital outlay priorities.

A full agenda and meeting materials are available on the TBR website at The meeting is open to the public and the press as observers. Any member of the public or media who plans to attend should contact Monica Greppin-Watts at or by telephone at 615-366-4417 before 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 7, so building security clearance can be arranged. The meeting will also be accessible via live streaming video at using the password tbr2011.

The Tennessee Board of Regents is the nation’s sixth largest higher education system, governing 46 post-secondary educational institutions. The TBR system includes six universities, 13 two-year colleges and 27 technology centers, providing programs in 90 of Tennessee’s 95 counties to more than 200,000 students.

The College System of Tennessee is the state’s largest public higher education system, with 13 community colleges, 27 colleges of applied technology and the online TN eCampus serving approximately 140,000 students. The system is governed by the Tennessee Board of Regents.