TBR Schedules 4 Committee Meetings March 15

The Tennessee Board of Regents Audit Committee, Personnel Committee, Finance and Business Operations Committee and Committee Chairs are scheduled to meet at the TBR office in Nashville on Tuesday, March 15.

The Audit Committee will begin at 10:30 a.m. CDT. The agenda includes:

  1. Review of annual risk assessments for the Tennessee Colleges of Applied Technology and revised internal audit charters;
  2. Informational reporting on reviews of the Comptroller’s Office audit reports, corrective actions on performance audit findings, and internal audit reports;
  3. Review of revisions to Fiscal Year 2016 internal audit plans;
  4. Review of statutes regarding Audit Committees;
  5. Review of Chief Audit Executive’s job description; and
  6. Non-public executive session.

The Personnel Committee will meet at noon to discuss the executive incentive performance pay plan, an out-of-cycle faculty promotion request, and outside board service by senior leadership of the TBR or institutions governed by TBR.

The Committee on Finance and Business Operations begins at 1 p.m. with the following agenda items:

  1. Consideration of the disclosure amendment to the 2016-17 Capital Budget Request; and
  2. Consideration of institutional fee requests, including
    1. Mandatory fees,
    2. Non-mandatory (incidental) fees,
    3. Prior year phase-ins,
    4. Textbook fees, and
    5. Housing fees.

The Committee Chairs will meet next at approximately 2 p.m. Items for discussion or review are:

  1. Update on Walters State presidential search and FOCUS Act;
  2. Legislative review;
  3. Finance and business topics;
  4. Academic affairs and student life policy revisions; and
  5. Draft March Board meeting agenda.

All four meetings are open to the public and the press. Those wishing to attend should contact Sonja Mason at sonja.mason@tbr.edu or 615-366-3927 before 4:30 p.m. CDT March 14 so building security clearance can be arranged. 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 March 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.