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TBR Schedules Audit, Finance, Committee Chairs Meetings for March 10

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (March 3, 2015) — The Tennessee Board of Regents Audit Committee, Finance and Business Operations Committee, and Committee Chairs are scheduled to meet at the TBR office in Nashville on Tuesday, March 10.

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

Review of annual risk assessments for the Tennessee Colleges of Applied Technology and proposed revisions to Internal Audit Policy 4:01:05:00 and Preventing and Reporting Fraud, Waste or Abuse Policy 4:01:05:50;

  1. Informational reporting on reviews of the Comptroller’s Office audit reports, corrective actions on performance audit findings, and internal audit reports;
  2. Review of revisions to Fiscal Year 2015 internal audit plans;
  3. Presentation of MKinsight audit management software; and
  4. Non-public executive session.

The Finance and Business Operations Committee will meet at 1 p.m. Agenda items include consideration of the disclosure amendment to the 2015-16 Capital Budget request and of institutional fee requests.

The Committee Chairs meeting is scheduled to begin at 1:45 p.m. Items for discussion on the agenda are

  1. Legislative review;
  2. Finance and business issues;
  3. Personnel and compensation issues;
  4. Update on searches for directors at TCAT-Crump, TCAT-Covington and TCAT-Ripley;
  5. Academic affairs and student life issues; and
  6. Review of the draft March Board meeting agenda.

All three meetings are 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. CDT March 9 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 March 9.

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.