TBR Schedules Audit, Finance, Committee Chairs Meetings March 12

Tennessee Board of Regents Audit Committee, Finance and Business Operations Committee, and Committee Chairs meetings are scheduled at the TBR office in Nashville on Tuesday, March 12.

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

I. Consent agenda

a. Review of annual risk assessments for Tennessee Technology Centers

II. Informational reporting

a. Review of Comptroller’s Office audit reports

b. Review of internal audit reports

III. Review of internal audit position vacancies

IV. Review of plan for quality assessment review

V. Discussion on audit planning for Complete College Tennessee Act and funding formula elements

VI. Non-public executive session

The Finance and Business Operations Committee will convene at 1 p.m. to review these agenda items:

I. Consideration of fee requests

a. Mandatory fee requests

b. Non-mandatory (incidental) fee requests

c. Housing fee requests

d. Learning support software course fee

II. Volunteer State Community College request for out-of-state tuition waiver

The Committee Chairs meeting will follow the Finance and Business Operations Committee and address these agenda items:

I. Legislative review

II. Finance and business issues

III. Revisions to TBR policy on admissions

IV. Update on TTC director’s search at Livingston

V. Review draft of upcoming board meeting agenda

The three 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 4:30 p.m. CT March 11 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 11.

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 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.