TBR Schedules Audit, Committee Chairs Meetings Nov. 20

The Tennessee Board of Regents Audit Committee and Committee Chairs meetings are scheduled at the TBR office in Nashville on Tuesday, Nov. 20.

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

I. Consent agenda

a. Review of internal audit charters

b. Review of internal audit plans for fiscal year 2013

II. Informational reporting

a. Review of Comptroller’s Office audit reports

b. Review of internal audit reports

c. Review of annual expenses for the chancellor and presidents

d. Comments on annual review of financial statements

III. Review of salaries and staffing for system-wide internal audit

a. Review of salaries for system auditors

b. Review of salaries for Office of System-wide Internal Audit

IV. Review of Audit Committee charter

V. Non-public executive session

The Committee Chairs will convene at 1 p.m. to review these agenda items:

I. Opening remarks

II. Finance and business issues

III. Legislative initiatives and legislative briefings

IV. Revisions to TBR policy on academic freedom and responsibility

V. Update on TTC Newbern director search

VI. Review draft of upcoming board meeting agenda

Both meetings are open to the public and the press with the exception of the non-public executive session of the Audit Committee. Those wishing to attend should contact Monica Greppin-Watts at monica.greppin-watts@tbr.edu or 615-366-4417 before 9 a.m. CST Nov. 20 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 Nov. 19.

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 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.