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Board to Meet in Regular Quarterly Session March 29 in Nashville

The Tennessee Board of Regents will meet in regular quarterly session Thursday, March 29, 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 committees, Chancellor John Morgan, and representatives of the college and university presidents as well as the Tennessee Technology Center directors. New business will include a consent agenda addressing TTC program changes, a variety of policy revisions and an out-of-state tuition waiver.

Action items include • approval of new degree programs;• revisions to student disciplinary policies at several institutions;• approval of committee minutes that include a recommendation on mandatory and incidental fee requests and a recommendation for the capital funding match program;• approval of minutes from the Personnel and Compensation Committee with a recommendation for a new compensation plan at Austin Peay State University; and• a request to name the mathematics and computer science building at APSU.

A full agenda and meeting materials will be available on the TBR website at http://www.tbr.edu/about/default.aspx?id=1390. 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 monica.greppin-watts@tbr.edu or by telephone at 615-366-4417 before 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 28, so building security clearance can be arranged. The meeting will also be accessible via live streaming video at http://www.ustream.tv/channel/tennessee-board-of-regents 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 community 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 100,000 students. The system is governed by the Tennessee Board of Regents.