TBR to Meet in Regular Quarterly Session June 28-29

The Tennessee Board of Regents will meet in regular quarterly session at Southwest Tennessee Community College’s Macon Cove Campus in Memphis on Thursday and Friday, June 28 and 29.Committee meetings will begin at 1 p.m. CDT June 28 in the Bert Bornblum Library. Committees will meet in this order: Tennessee Technology Centers; Finance and Business Operations; Personnel and Compensation; Academic Policies and Programs; and Business, Community and Public Affairs. The full Board of Regents meeting will begin Friday, June 29, at 9:30 a.m. in the same location.The full Board will vote on the Finance and Business Operations Committee’s recommendations for tuition and fees on Friday. Other new business to go before the Board includes: • Election of the chairman and vice chairman for 2012-13 • Report of the Finance and Business Operations Committee • Report of the Personnel and Compensation Committee that includes faculty promotional increases and approval of the system compensation plan recommendations • Several resolutions of appreciationA 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. The meetings are also accessible 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 Monica Greppin-Watts at Monica.greppin-watts@tbr.edu or 615-366-4417 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. CDT Tuesday, June 26.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 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.