The Tennessee Board of Regents’ committee chairs and its Audit Committee will meet Tuesday, March 9, 2021, to receive updates and review a number of items in advance of the full board’s next quarterly meeting March 25.
Chairs of the board’s six standing committees will convene at 8:30 am CT, March 9, followed by the Audit Committee after the committee chairs conclude their work. The meetings will be held by Microsoft Teams videoconferencing and are open to the public (except for a portion of the Audit Committee required by state law to be confidential). Anyone who wishes to observe should contact Board Secretary Sonja Mason by 4:30 p.m. CT Monday, March 8, at email@example.com or 615-366-3927 for access information.
The Board of Regents governs Tennessee's public community colleges and colleges of applied technology.
The Audit Committee agenda includes informational reporting on several audit items. The committee’s full agenda and materials are posted on the TBR website at https://www.tbr.edu/board/march-2021-quarterly-meeting.
The committee chairs meeting is informational, with no votes or action taken. The agenda includes status reports on searches for next presidents of the Colleges of Applied Technology at McMinnville and Paris/McKenzie and Volunteer State Community College; a legislative update; updates on tuition and fee planning for 2021-22, compensation planning, and the TBR Strategic Plan mid-cycle review; a report on the TBR Center for Teaching and Innovation; review of proposed faculty emeriti recommendations and proposed new or amended rules and policies to be considered at the full board meeting, and a review of the draft agenda for the March 25 quarterly board meeting.
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.