Board of Regents Committee Chairs & Audit Committee to meet Aug. 31

The Tennessee Board of Regents’ Committee Chairs and the board's Audit Committee will meet Tuesday, Aug. 31, 2021, to receive updates and review several items in advance of the full board’s next quarterly meeting Sept. 23-24.

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

The chairs of the board’s six standing committees will convene at 8 a.m. CT, Aug. 31. The Audit Committee will convene just after the committee chairs adjourn. The meetings will be held by videoconferencing and are open to the public (except for a portion of the Audit Committee required by state law to be confidential). Anyone who wishes to observe should contact Board Secretary Sonja Mason by 4 p.m. CT Monday, Aug. 30, at or 615-366-3927 for access information.

The Audit Committee agenda includes informational reporting and updates on several audit items, including fiscal year 2021 year-end status reports and fiscal year 2022 internal audit plans. The committee’s full agenda and materials are posted on the TBR website at

The Committee Chairs meeting is informational, with no votes or action taken. The agenda includes updates and reports on the system; executive searches; budget and capital outlay proposals for fiscal year 2022-23; legislative proposals for 2022; Name, Image and Likeness (NIL) compensation for student athletes; tenure upon appointment recommendations; executive incentive payments, and the Tennessee Reconnect program. The chairs will also review the draft agenda for the regular quarterly board meeting.

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.

Meeting/Event Information
September 2021 - Quarterly Meeting