TBR to Meet in Regular Quarterly Session Dec. 13 in Nashville

The Tennessee Board of Regents will meet in regular quarterly session on Thursday, Dec. 13, at the TBR Offices in Nashville. The meeting will begin at 1:30 p.m. CST in the Genesco Building Training Center.

The Board will hear reports from the chancellor, presidents and directors, and approve minutes of the Audit Committee. New business action items include a recommendation for the new director at the Tennessee Technology Center at Newbern, approval of the October revised budget, consideration of executive compensation plan implementation, approval of system-wide legislative initiatives, approval of Ad-hoc Committee on Capital Outlay and Capital Maintenance minutes, and recommendation for General Counsel and Board Secretary.

A full agenda and meeting materials are available on the TBR website at http://www.tbr.edu/about/default.aspx?id=1390. All meetings are open to the public and the press as observers. Any member of the public or media who plans to attend should contact Monica Greppin-Watts at monica.greppin-watts@tbr.edu or 615-366-4417 before 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 12, so building security clearance can be arranged. The meetings are also accessible to view via live streaming video at http://www.ustream.tv/channel/tennessee-board-of-regents using the password tbr2011.

Anyone with a disability who wishes to attend should contact Greppin-Watts to request services needed to facilitate attendance. Contact may be made in person, by writing, by e-mail, by telephone or otherwise and should be received no later than 4:30 p.m. CST Tuesday, Dec. 11.

The Tennessee Board of Regents is the nation’s sixth largest higher education system, governing 46 post-secondary educational institutions. The TBR system includes six universities, 13 community 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.