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TBR Schedules Open Committee Meetings March 13

Three open committee meetings – Audit, Committee Chairs, and Finance and Business Operations* – will be held at the Tennessee Board of Regents central office in Nashville on Tuesday, March 13.

*(NOTE - THE FINANCE AND BUSINESS OPERATIONS COMMITTEE MEETING HAS BEEN CANCELED.)

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

  1. Consent Agenda
    1. Approval of revised audit committee minutes – Nov. 15, 2011
    2. Review of annual risk assessments for the Tennessee Technology Centers
  2. Informational reporting
    1. Review of State Comptroller’s audit reports
    2. Review of internal audit reports
    3. Annual review of internal audit charters
    4. Update on personnel activities
  3. Review and action on personnel matter
  4. Non-public executive session

The Committee Chairs meeting will begin at 12:45 p.m. to discuss the following agenda:

  1. Opening remarks
  2. Legislative review
  3. Tennessee Technology Center update
  4. Finance and business issues
  5. Discussion on foundations
  6. Review draft of the March Board agenda

The Committee on Finance and Business Operations will convene at approximately 3 p.m. to review these agenda items

  1. Opening remarks
  2. Presentation on housing at community colleges
  3. New business
  4. Old business
    1. Consideration of recommendations on mandatory and incidental fee requests
  5. Other business

All three 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-Watts at monica.greppin-watts@tbr.edu or 615-366-4417 before 4 p.m. CT Monday, March 12, 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 100,000 students. The system is governed by the Tennessee Board of Regents.