Board of Regents' Committee Chairs and Audit Committee to meet Sept. 7

Board of Regents to meet May 25

The Tennessee Board of Regents’ committee chairs will meet Sept. 7 to receive informational reports and preview items on the draft agenda for the full board’s next quarterly meeting Sept. 22-23. The board’s Audit Committee will meet immediately afterward to review various audit reports and matters.

The Board of Regents governs Tennessee's public community colleges and colleges of applied technology.

Chairs of the board’s standing committees will convene at 8:30 a.m. CT, Wednesday, Sept. 7. The Audit Committee will convene immediately after the committee chairs adjourn.

The meetings will be held by teleconferencing and will be live-streamed and archived on the TBR website at, except for a portion of the Audit Committee required by state law to be confidential. Complete agendas and board materials for both meetings are posted at the meeting link above.

Anyone needing direct access to the meetings, other than the live-stream, may contact Board Secretary Mariah Perry at or 615-366-3927 by 3 p.m. CT Tuesday, Sept. 6.

The committee chairs meeting is informational, with no votes or official action. The next quarterly meeting of the Board of Regents is scheduled for Sept. 22-23 at Pellissippi State Community College in Knoxville.

The committee chairs agenda includes a preview of personnel and compensation matters that will be considered at the full board meeting, including some promotion and tenure recommendations; an update on Tennessee State University facilities; 2023 legislative priorities; service area realignment for Jackson State and Dyersburg State community colleges, and a report on the system’s Reimagining the Community College Experience initiative.

Persons who want to request to address the Board may follow the process authorized by TBR Policy – Requests to Address the Board.

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.