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TBR committee appoints four executives to help lead unified community and technical college system

The Board of Regents Personnel and Compensation Committee approved four administrative appointments recommended by Chancellor Flora Tydings as part of a strategic reorganization of the TBR system office to reflect its streamlined mission as a unified community and technical college system under the state’s FOCUS Act.

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Board of Regents committee to meet April 27 to consider appointments to executive staff positions

The Personnel and Compensation Committee of the Tennessee Board of Regents will meet in a special called session Thursday, April 27, to receive and consider recommendations for appointments to executive staff positions reporting to the chancellor.

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Finalists selected for presidency at Chattanooga State Community College

Chattanooga State Community College

Four finalists have been selected in the search for the next president of Chattanooga State Community College. All four will participate in campus visits and forums April 19 through April 25, the next step in the selection process.

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TBR Finance & Business Operations Committee to meet April 13 to begin discussion of 2017-18 tuition & fees

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The Tennessee Board of Regents’ Finance and Business Operations Committee will meet April 13 by telephone conference call to begin discussions on maintenance fees and tuition for the 2017-18 academic year.

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Board of Regents meets, hears reports from Tennessee Promise students, approves other measures

Tennessee Board of Regents meets March 31, 2017

The Tennessee Board of Regents appointed a new director at the Tennessee College of Applied Technology in Morristown, heard a report from students on the Tennessee Promise scholarship program, approved changes in some student incidental fees and acted on other items on the agenda in its regular quarterly meeting Friday, March 31. 

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Tennessee Board of Regents to meet in regular quarterly session March 31. Board retreat is set for March 30.

The Tennessee Board of Regents will meet in its regular quarterly session March 31 in Smyrna with an agenda that includes changes in some student incidental fees requested by colleges, appointment of a new director at TCAT-Morristown and a report by students on the Tennessee Promise scholarship program.  A day earlier, on March 30, Regents will also convene for a board retreat in Murfreesboro. 

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Tennessee Board of Regents committees to meet March 14

Two TBR committees -- Audit, and Finance and Business Operations --  as well as the chairs of all the board’s committees, will meet Tuesday, March 14, to review a number of items in advance of the full board’s next quarterly meeting on March 31. The Audit Committee will meet at 10:30 a.m., the Finance and Business Operations Committee will meet at 12:30 p.m., and the Committee Chairs will meet at 1 p.m. All three meetings will be held in Rooms 201-202-203 at the TBR system office at 1 Bridgestone Park, Nashville, Tenn., 37214.

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Student advisors from Tennessee's public colleges and universities gather for first Advising Academy

Spring Advising Academy
About 120 college advisors from across Tennessee gathered to review and explore strategies for keeping students moving toward completing their degrees. The 2017 Spring Advising Academy is the first in what is hoped will be a series of conferences to boost the key role that advising plays in student success.
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High school seniors sign Letters of Intent to attend Tennessee Colleges of Applied Technology, on National Career & Technical Education Signing Day

Students at Tennessee College of Applied Technology-Murfreesboro's Smyrna campus

Nearly 2,000 high school students across Tennessee took their seats Thursday at tables festooned with school colors to sign their college letters of intent. Parents, siblings and other relatives, school officials, and business and civic leaders watched and applauded. It was a scene replayed at most of the 27 Tennessee Colleges of Applied Technology for National Career and Technical Education Letter of Intent Signing Day on Feb. 16.  Modeled after the NCAA’s National Signing Day for high school athletes signing letters of intent to play college sports, CTE Letter of Intent Signing Day honors students choosing to enroll in technical colleges to further their educations.


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