TBR Meets Jan. 24 to Consider Search Criteria for APSU President

The Tennessee Board of Regents will hold a called meeting Friday, Jan. 24, to consider the position criteria for the next president of Austin Peay State University.

The special telephonic meeting will begin at 10 a.m. CST.

APSU President Tim Hall recently announced his decision to leave the university at the end of the spring semester to become president of Mercy College in New York. The position criteria will be used in the advertising and search for the university’s next president.

The meeting is open to the public and the press as listeners. Those wishing dial-in information for the call should contact Monica Greppin-Watts at monica.greppin-watts@tbr.edu or 615-366-4417 before 4:30 p.m. Jan. 23.

Anyone with a disability who wishes to participate should use the same contact 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 noon Jan. 23.

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 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.