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Student-success scholar Terrell Strayhorn, author Andrew Maraniss highlight TBR Diversity Conference at MTSU

Acclaimed student-success scholar Terrell Strayhorn and best-selling author Andrew Maraniss will highlight the Tennessee Board of Regents 6th Biennial Diversity Conference Wednesday and Thursday at Middle Tennessee State University.

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Board of Regents receives update on student success initiatives, recommends capital outlay budget

The Tennessee Board of Regents today recommended $302.7 million in capital outlay funding for 12 major construction projects across the TBR system. The board, which convened at Chattanooga State Community College for its regular quarterly meeting, also heard preliminary Fall 2016 student enrollment numbers and updates on the system’s student success initiatives.

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TBR to Meet in Regular Quarterly Session Sept. 15-16 in Chattanooga

The Tennessee Board of Regents will meet in its regular quarterly session on Sept. 15 and 16 at Chattanooga State Community College in Chattanooga. Committee meetings will begin Thursday, Sept. 15, at 1 p.m. EDT and run consecutively all afternoon. The full Board of Regents convenes at 9:30 a.m. EDT Friday, Sept. 16.

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Washington Monthly names TBR Vice Chancellor Tristan Denley one of "The Sixteen Most Innovative People in Higher Education"

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Dr. Tristan Denley, vice chancellor for academic affairs at the Tennessee Board of Regents, has been named one of “The Sixteen Most Innovative People in Higher Education” by the Washington Monthly. 

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Jackson State presidential search committee selected. Public forum and committee meeting set for Sept. 1

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The Search Advisory Committee for a new president of Jackson State Community College has been selected and will meet Thursday, Sept. 1, after a public forum to gather campus and community input.

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Aug. 1 deadline for Tennessee Promise students to complete & register community service for fall

Students across the state are spending part of their summer performing the eight hours of community service required each semester for their Tennessee Promise college scholarships, including hundreds who did volunteer work at Tennessee State Parks last weekend.

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TBR Vice Chancellor Tristan Denley awarded National Federation of the Blind’s Highest Honor for Work on Accessibility

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Dr. Tristan Denley, vice chancellor for academic affairs at the Tennessee Board of Regents, has received the prestigious Newel Perry Award for 2016 from the National Federation of the Blind for his work in making accessibility for all students a priority in Tennessee higher education programs.

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