Board of Regents quarterly meeting is Dec. 12 at TBR system office in Nashville

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The Tennessee Board of Regents will hold its regular quarterly meeting at 9:30 a.m. CT Dec. 12 at the TBR system office in Nashville.

The agenda includes but is not limited to consideration of proposed new policies and policy revisions; program implementations, terminations and modifications; institutional compensation requests; reports on student success, fundraising and other activities, and the quarterly chancellor’s report. The full agenda, executive summary and board materials are posted on the TBR website at

The meeting will start at 9:30 a.m. CT, Tuesday, Dec. 12, 2023, in the boardroom on the ground floor of the system office at 1 Bridgestone Park, Nashville, TN, 37214. The meeting is open and will also be live-streamed and archived on the TBR website at the meeting link above. Anyone attending in person may contact Board Secretary Mariah Perry at or 615-366-3927 by 3 p.m. Monday, Dec. 11 to facilitate security access or arrange physical accommodations.

Other agenda items include consideration of revised institutional budgets, faculty emeritus designations, faculty promotion, compensation proposals from Northeast State, Pellissippi State and Volunteer State community colleges, and resolutions honoring former college presidents, board members and system leaders.

The board will also hear the annual report on community college fundraising, a report on presentations of the Regents Award for Excellence in Philanthropy, and presentations by Nashville State Community College and Tennessee Colleges of Applied Technology Dickson and Nashville. The board will hear an update on student success initiatives focused on high impact practices for teaching and learning, including the colleges’ study abroad programs.

The new and revised policy proposals the board will consider revolve around advertising, branding, marketing and communications, publications, social media, web publishing, mass communications, internal audit, and academic retention and readmission to colleges of applied technology. 

Persons wishing 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, 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.