TBR Schedules Three Committee Meetings Sept. 4

The Tennessee Board of Regents Ad Hoc Committee on Capital Outlay & Capital Maintenance, Committee Chairs, and Audit Committee meetings are scheduled at the TBR office in Nashville on Wednesday, Sept. 4.The Ad Hoc Committee on Capital Outlay & Capital Maintenance will meet at 12:45 p.m. CDT to review and act on the system’s 2014-15 Capital Budget Request and report on capital match plans. The Committee Chairs will meet immediately following the capital outlay and maintenance meeting. The agenda includes: I. Finance and business issues II. Personnel and compensation issues III. Academic policy revisions IV. September Board meeting agenda review The Audit Committee will convene last to address these agenda items: I. Consent agenda a. Review of risk assessments for universities and community colleges – enterprise-wide b. Review of risk assessments for universities and community colleges – indicated major processes II. Informational reporting a. Review of Comptroller’s Office audit reports b. Review of internal audit reports c. Overview of foundation policies III. Review of internal audit status reports and audit plans a. Internal audit year-end status reports for FY 2013 b. Internal audit plans for FY 2014 IV. Results of external quality assurance review V. Non-public executive session 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. CDT Sept. 3 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 Sept. 3. ABOUT THE TENNESSEE BOARD OF REGENTS: 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.