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4 Finalists Selected in Search for TSU President

The search advisory committee for a new president of Tennessee State University narrowed the candidate pool to four finalists today.

They are: • Ainsley Carry, vice president for Student Affairs at Auburn University;• Glenda Glover, dean of the College of Business at Jackson State University;• Bennie Harris, vice president for Development and Alumni Relations at Lipscomb University; and• Candace Campbell Jackson, vice president and chief of staff at The University of Akron.

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TBR Approves Chris Whaley as Roane State President; Tony Creecy as TTC-Pulaski Director

The Tennessee Board of Regents unanimously approved Chris Whaley as the next president for Roane State Community College and Tony Creecy as the new director at the Tennessee Technology Center in Pulaski.

Whaley will assume his leadership role at the college beginning Nov. 1. Creecy has already been serving as interim director at the TTC and will continue in the permanent position as of Oct. 1.

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Recommendation for New Director at TTC-Pulaski Added to Agenda for TBR Special Board Meeting Oct. 1(2)

The recommendation for a new director at the Tennessee Technology Center at Pulaski has been added to the agenda of the special telephonic Tennessee Board of Regents meeting on Monday, Oct. 1, at 3 p.m. CDT.

Tennessee Board of Regents Chancellor John Morgan will recommend to the Board that Tony Creecy be appointed the next director of the TTC-Pulaski.

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Recommendation for New Director at TTC-Pulaski Added to Agenda for TBR Special Board Meeting Oct. 1

The recommendation for a new director at the Tennessee Technology Center at Pulaski has been added to the agenda of the special telephonic Tennessee Board of Regents meeting on Monday, Oct. 1, at 3 p.m. CDT.

Tennessee Board of Regents Chancellor John Morgan will recommend to the Board that Tony Creecy be appointed the next director of the TTC-Pulaski.

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TBR Chancellor Recommends Chris Whaley as Roane State’s Next President; Board to Vote Oct. 1

Tennessee Board of Regents Chancellor John Morgan will recommend to the Board that Chris Whaley be appointed the next president to lead Roane State Community College.

Whaley, who currently serves as vice president of student learning and chief academic officer at Roane State, was selected after a nationwide search.

Morgan will ask the Board to vote on his recommendation of Whaley during a special telephonic meeting at 3 p.m. CDT Monday, Oct. 1.

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TBR to Meet in Regular Quarterly Session Sept. 20-21 at Cleveland State Community College

The Tennessee Board of Regents will meet in regular quarterly session at Cleveland State Community College in Cleveland, Tenn., on Thursday and Friday, Sept. 20 and 21.

Committee meetings will begin at 1 p.m. EDT Sept. 20 in the George R. Johnson Cultural Heritage Center. Committees will meet in this order: Tennessee Technology Centers, Academic Policies and Programs, Personnel and Compensation, and Finance and Business Operations. The full Board of Regents meeting will begin Friday, Sept. 21, at 9:30 a.m. in the Heritage Center’s Theater.

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TBR Schedules Three Open Committee Meetings Sept. 5

Three open committee meetings – Audit, Ad-hoc Committee on Capital Outlay and Capital Maintenance, and Committee Chairs – will be held at the Tennessee Board of Regents office in Nashville on Wednesday, Sept. 5.The Audit Committee meeting will begin at 10:30 a.m. CDT. The agenda includes:I. Informational reporting a. Review of Comptroller’s audit reports b. Review of internal audit reports c. Review of risk assessments for universities and community collegesII. Review of internal audit plans and status reports a.

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TSU Presidential Search Committee Outlines Process, Schedule

The presidential search advisory committee for Tennessee State University met today to outline the search process and agree on a schedule for future meetings.

The committee’s next meeting and any other meetings where individual applicants or candidates are identified will be closed to the public in order to comply with a new state law. The law provides that identities of candidates for chief executive officer of a Tennessee public higher education institution remain confidential unless the candidate is selected as a finalist for the position.

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