The Tennessee Board of Regents will hold its regular quarterly meeting on Thursday, Dec. 1, in Nashville, with an agenda that includes a panel discussion on enrollment trends and their impact on student completion, consideration of new legislative proposals for the 2017 session of the General Assembly, and budget revisions for the current academic year.
The board will convene at noon, Dec. 1, in the auditorium of the AT&T Building, 333 Commerce Street, in Nashville.
Board members will also hear an update on Capacity Gants announced last week by Gov. Bill Haslam to build additional capacity at public colleges and universities for enrollment increases due to the Tennessee Promise and Tennessee Reconnect programs; consider a proposal by East Tennessee State University to allow out-of-state students who live in counties within 100 miles of ETSU to attend at in-state tuition rates, and consider new academic programs and modifications at TBR institutions.
Other topics on the agenda include:
A full agenda and meeting materials will be available as they are available on the TBR website at https://www.tbr.edu/board/december-2016-quarterly-board-meeting
The meeting is open to the public as observers. Any member of the public or media who plans to attend should contact TBR Interim Communications Director Richard Locker at firstname.lastname@example.org or 615-366-4417 by 3 p.m., Wednesday, Nov. 30, to arrange access. The meeting can also be viewed via live streaming on the meeting website above.
Anyone with a disability who wishes to attend should contact Locker at the above email address or by phone to request services needed to facilitate attendance, by 3 p.m. Nov. 30.
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.