Recommendation for New Director at TTC-Pulaski Added to Agenda for TBR Special Board Meeting Oct. 1(2)

The recommendation for a new director at the Tennessee Technology Center at Pulaski has been added to the agenda of the special telephonic Tennessee Board of Regents meeting on Monday, Oct. 1, at 3 p.m. CDT.

Tennessee Board of Regents Chancellor John Morgan will recommend to the Board that Tony Creecy be appointed the next director of the TTC-Pulaski.

Creecy, who was appointed interim director at the TTC in July, has served as assistant director since 2004. A graduate of Giles County High School, he attended the TTC in Pulaski, earned a bachelor’s degree from the University of Tennessee in Knoxville, and later received his master’s degree in educational leadership from the University of Cincinnati. He has 27 years of administrative experience at the TTC-Pulaski.

The original meeting agenda included Morgan’s plan to recommend Chris Whaley as the new president at Roane State Community College. The previous notice with details about the Roane State recommendation is available at

The Oct. 1 meeting is open to the public and press as listeners. Those wishing dial-in information for the call should contact Monica Greppin-Watts at or 615-366-4417 before 9 a.m. CDT on Oct. 1.

The TBR is the nation’s sixth largest higher education system, governing 46 post-secondary educational institutions. The TBR system includes six universities, 13 two-year colleges and 27 technology centers, providing programs to more than 200,000 students across the state.

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.