Submitted by RLocker on December 1, 2016
The Tennessee Board of Regents approved new academic programs at several of its campuses and heard reports on enrollment trends and student success initiatives. Meeting in its regular quarterly December session in Nashville, the board also heard a report on satisfaction surveys of Tennessee Colleges of Applied Technology alumni and their employers.
Submitted by RLocker on November 28, 2016
James King, Tennessee Board of Regents vice chancellor for the Colleges of Applied Technology, has been elected chairman of the Council on Occupational Education, the national accrediting agency for postsecondary occupational and technical career education institutions.
Submitted by vmoreland on November 21, 2016
The Tennessee Board of Regents will hold its regular quarterly meeting on Thursday, Dec. 1, in Nashville, with an agenda that includes a panel discussion on enrollment trends and their impact on student completion, consideration of new legislative proposals for the 2017 session of the General Assembly, and budget revisions for the current academic year.
Submitted by RLocker on November 9, 2016
The Tennessee Board of Regents Audit and Personnel and Compensation Committees will meet Tuesday, Nov. 15, at the TBR offices in Nashville, followed by a meeting of the board’s committee chairs.
Submitted by RLocker on November 7, 2016
Four finalists have been selected in the search for the next president of Jackson State Community College in Jackson, Tenn. Each will participate in campus forums and community receptions next week.
Submitted by RLocker on November 2, 2016
A record 60,780 high school seniors applied for the state’s groundbreaking program that provides high school graduates two years of community or technical college free of tuition and fees, That’s up from 58,286 applicants in 2014 and 59,621 applicants in 2015.
Submitted by RLocker on October 19, 2016
Dr. Robbie Melton, associate vice chancellor of mobilization and emerging technology at the Tennessee Board of Regents, has been awarded the WICHE Cooperative for Educational Technologies’ top honor for her work in educational technology. WCET honored Melton with its Richard Jonsen Award, given annually since 1998 to a member who is committed to improving postsecondary education through innovative uses of technology and for exceptional service to the cooperative.
Submitted by RLocker on October 10, 2016
The Tennessee College of Applied Technology - Memphis and Bartlett City Schools will unveil a new partnership to provide college-level machine tool training to juniors and seniors at Bartlett High School, including the placement of a machine tool technology lab on the BHS campus to promote early college credit for in-demand skills.
Submitted by RLocker on October 4, 2016
Two senior Tennessee Board of Regents administrators – Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs Tristan Denley and Walters State Community College Assistant Vice President of Information and Educational Technologies Joe Sargent are among the Top 30 education technology leaders honored by the Center for Digital Education for their efforts to improve education through technology.
Submitted by RLocker on September 29, 2016
The Tennessee Higher Education Commission (THEC) and the Tennessee Student Assistance Corporation (TSAC), along with many state partners, are launching a series of initiatives focused on increasing college enrollment in the state.