Four Open Meetings Planned for March 8

Four open meetings will be held at the Tennessee Board of Regents central office on Tuesday, March 8, beginning at 12:45 p.m. CST. Committees will meet consecutively throughout the afternoon. The proposed schedule for the day will be:

• Academic Policies and Programs and Student Life Committee Meeting • Committee Chairs Meeting • Personnel Committee Meeting • Audit Committee Meeting

The Academic Policies and Programs and Student Life Committee will discuss a proposed revision to TBR system-wide student rules and institutional student rules (Vice Chancellor Short and Assistant Vice Chancellor Schulte).

The Committee Chairs agenda is as follows:

  1. Opening remarks (Vice Chairman Duckett /Chancellor Morgan)
  2. Strategic Plan, Institutional Planning Targets and Mission Statements (Vice Chancellor Short)
  3. Legislative Review (Vice Chancellor Gregory)
  4. Finance and Business Issues (Vice Chancellor Sims )
  5. Proposed Revision to TBR Systemwide Student Rules and Institutional Student Rules (General Counsel Modisher)
  6. Update on the Presidential Search at Pellissippi State Community College (Chancellor Morgan)
  7. Update on the Directors Search at the Tennessee Technology Center at Jackson (Vice Chancellor King)
  8. Review draft of the March Board Agenda (Chancellor Morgan)

The Personnel Committee will receive and act on the recommendation to hire a central office communications director (Chancellor Morgan).

The Audit Committee agenda is as follows:

  1. Consent Agenda a. Review of Annual Risk Assessments for the Tennessee Technology Centers (Director of System Internal Audit Gourley)
  2. Informational Reporting (Director Gourley) a. Review of Comptroller’s Office Audit Reports b. Review of Internal Audit Reports c. Review of Quarterly Expenses for the Chancellor and Presidents
  3. Review of Internal Audit Charters (Director Gourley)
  4. Non-public Executive Session (Director Gourley)

Each of these meetings is open to the public and the press. Those planning to attend should contact Monica Greppin at or 615-366-4417 before 11 a.m. CST Tuesday, March 8, so building security clearance can be arranged.

The Tennessee Board of Regents is the nation’s sixth largest higher education system, governing 45 post-secondary educational institutions. The TBR system includes six universities, 13 two-year colleges and 27 technology centers, providing programs in 90 of Tennessee’s 95 counties to more than 200,000 students.

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.