TBR Schedules Finance Committee Meeting March 27

The Tennessee Board of Regents Finance and Business Operations Committee will meet Wednesday, March 27, at 5 p.m. CT at the Embassy Suites at Cool Springs in Franklin, Tenn.

The agenda includes:

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

III. Approval of Minutes of the Ad Hoc Committee on Capital Outlay and Capital Maintenance

The mandatory fee requests include an Athletics fee increase at East Tennessee State University to help cover the cost of re-establishing a football program.

The meeting is open to the public and the press. 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 26 so access 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 26.

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.