TBR Schedules Four Open Committee Meetings Sept. 7

Four open committee meetings – Audit, Committee Chairs, Ad-Hoc Capital Outlay & Capital Maintenance, and Personnel & Compensation – will be held at the Tennessee Board of Regents central office in Nashville on Wednesday, Sept. 7.

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

I. Informational reporting

  1. Review of Comptroller’s Office audit reports
  2. Review of internal audit reports
  3. Review of FY 2011 fourth quarter expense summary for the chancellor and presidents
  4. Review of risk assessments for universities and community colleges – indicated major processes

II. Review of internal audit plans and status reports

  1. Review of internal audit year-end status reports for FY 2011
  2. Review of internal audit plans for FY 2012

The Committee Chairs meeting will begin at 12:45 p.m. CDT. The following agenda will be discussed:

  1. Opening remarks
  2. Status on University of Memphis- Lambuth campus
  3. Finance and business issues
  4. Tennessee Transfer Pathways
  5. Tenure upon appointment
  6. Revisions and repeals of facilities use policies
  7. Status on the director’s search for the TTC at Whiteville
  8. Review draft of the September board agenda

Immediately following, the Ad-Hoc Committee on Capital Outlay & Capital Maintenance will review and act on the 2012-13 Capital Budget Request. The Personnel & Compensation Committee will conclude the day’s meetings when it addresses the recommendation of appointment for the position of Vice Chancellor of Community Colleges and considers a faculty request for permission to appeal.

All four meetings are open to the public and the press with the exception of the non-public executive session of the Audit Committee. Those planning to attend any of the meetings should contact Monica Greppin at monica.greppin@tbr.edu or 615-366-4417 before 9 a.m. CDT Wednesday, Sept. 7, so building security clearance can be arranged.

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 in 90 of Tennessee’s 95 counties 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.