Board of Regents meeting Feb. 28 to consider presidential appointments at Cleveland State Community College, Tennessee Colleges of Applied Technology Harriman and Henry/Carroll

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The Tennessee Board of Regents will hold a special called meeting Feb. 28 to consider appointments of the next presidents of Cleveland State Community College, Tennessee College of Applied Technology (TCAT) Harriman, and TCAT Henry/Carroll.

The board governs the College System of Tennessee, the state's public community and technical colleges. The meeting will be held by teleconferencing, starting at 9:30 a.m. CT/10:30 ET, Wednesday, Feb. 28, and will be livestreamed and archived on the TBR website at Board materials are posted at the same link. Anyone needing direct access to the Microsoft Teams teleconference, other than the livestream above, should contact Board Secretary Mariah Perry at or 615-366-3927 by 3 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 27.

Search committees previously recommended and announced three finalists for each of the three college presidencies. The finalists participated in public forums on the respective campuses. The finalists for each college, their resumés and information about each search are posted for review on the TBR President and Executive Searches webpage (

TBR Chancellor Flora W. Tydings is reviewing input from the forums and conducting final interviews in preparation for making recommendations to the board for a single candidate for each presidency.

Persons who want to request to address the board regarding the meeting’s agenda items should follow the process authorized by the Requests to Address the Board Policy here:


Information about the finalists and searches:

The College System of Tennessee is the state’s largest public higher education system, with 13 community colleges, 24 colleges of applied technology and the online TN eCampus serving approximately 140,000 students. The system is governed by the Tennessee Board of Regents.