TBR to Meet in Regular Quarterly Session Sept. 16-17 in Jackson

Jackson State Community College

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Sept. 9, 2015) — The Tennessee Board of Regents, the state university and college system of Tennessee, will meet in regular quarterly session at Jackson State Community College in Jackson, Tenn., on Wednesday and Thursday, Sept. 16 and 17.

Committee meetings will begin Wednesday at 1 p.m. CDT in the Ayers Auditorium of the McWherter Center and run consecutively. Committees will meet in this order: Workforce Development, Academic Policies and Programs, Personnel and Compensation, and Finance and Business Operations.

The full Board will convene Thursday beginning at 9:30 a.m. in the same location.

The Board will hear a report of several committee meetings and an annual report on the system-wide Completion Delivery Unit. New business to go before the Board includes:

Approval of the proposed 2016 meeting dates;
Minutes of the Personnel and Compensation Committee on Sept. 16 that includes tenure upon appointments, compensation proposals, and results of the Sept. 2 called meeting;
Minutes of the Finance and Business Operations Committee on Sept. 16 that includes the capital budget for fiscal year 2016-17 and capital match funding report;
Requests from Middle Tennessee State University to name the John Bragg Media and Entertainment Building as well as the Andrew Woodfin Miller, Sr., Education Center; and
Resolution of appreciation for retired TCAT Director David Browder.

A full agenda for the Board and committee meetings and meeting materials are available to download on the TBR website at https://www.tbr.edu/board/september-2015-quarterly-board-meeting. 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 615-767-7865 before noon CDT Tuesday, Sept. 15, so access can be arranged. The meetings are also accessible to view via live streaming and archived video at https://www.tbr.edu/board/september-2015-quarterly-board-meeting.

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 by noon Monday, Sept. 14.

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.