TBR to Meet in Regular Quarterly Session Sept. 19-20

The Tennessee Board of Regents will meet in regular quarterly session at Austin Peay State University in Clarksville, Tenn., on Thursday and Friday, Sept. 19 and 20.

Committee meetings will take place Thursday and begin at 1 p.m. CDT in the Mabry Concert Hall of the Music Mass Communications Building. Committees will meet in this order: Tennessee Colleges of Applied Technology, Academic Policies and Programs, Personnel and Compensation, and Finance and Business Operations.

The full Board will meet on Friday beginning at 9:30 a.m. in the same location.

The Board will hear an annual report on the system-wide Completion Agenda and review a change in bylaws to reflect the name change of the Tennessee Colleges of Applied Technology. New business to go before the Board includes:

  • Approval of the proposed 2014 meeting dates;
  • Minutes of the Personnel and Compensation Committee on Sept. 19 that includes tenure upon appointments and institutional compensation proposals;
  • Minutes of the Finance and Business Operations Committee on Sept. 19 that includes approval of the minutes of the Ad Hoc Committee on Capital Outlay and Capital Maintenance Meeting from Sept. 4, and presentation of capital budget for fiscal year 2014 - 2015; and
  • Approval of the resolution of appreciation for Regent Paul Montgomery.

A full agenda for the Board and committee meetings and meeting materials are available to download 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 noon CDT Wednesday, Sept. 18, so access 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 by noon Sept. 18 as well.

The Tennessee Board of Regents is among the nation’s largest higher education systems, governing 46 post-secondary educational institutions. The TBR system includes six universities, 13 two-year colleges and 27 colleges of applied technology, providing programs across the state to about 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.