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Academic Policies and Programs, Student Life Committee

Mr.  Robert Pepper was appointed to the Tennessee Board of Regents by Governor Bill Haslam to serve as the non-voting  Faculty Regent for 2018-2019.

Mr. Pepper is a Machine Tool Technology instructor for the Tennessee College of Applied Technology at Whiteville, where he has served since 2014. Prior to joining the TCAT, he worked for several years as a machinist, toolmaker, CNC programmer, and supervisor for manufacturing companies in Hardeman, Madison, Chester, and Shelby Counties in West Tennessee.

Robert Pepper

Dr. Barbara Prescott was appointed to the Tennessee Board of Regents by Governor Bill Haslam, representing the eighth congressional district.

Prescott is presently the Executive Director of PeopleFirst Partnership, the education and talent arm of Memphis Fast Forward.  As Executive Director, she leads the organization in identifying and advocating for “breakthrough” initiatives to improve educational outcomes in Memphis and Shelby County.

Barbara Prescott

Danni B. Varlan was appointed to the Tennessee Board of Regents on September 29, 2010, representing the second congressional district and was reappointed to serve a second term in 2013.

Varlan

Tom White is Senior Vice President, Investor Relations, Unum Group.  He is responsible for investor relations and communications with rating agencies.  He is also responsible for assisting in setting the Company’s corporate philanthropy program.  He is a member of the Company’s Investment Committee and Capital & Corporate Development Committee.

Mike Krause serves as the Executive Director of the Tennessee Higher Education Commission and Tennessee Student Assistance Corporation.

Dr. Candice McQueen was sworn in as Tennessee’s commissioner of education on January 17, 2015. Previously, she served as senior vice president and dean of the college of education at Lipscomb University. McQueen began her career as a classroom teacher, teaching in both public and private elementary and middle schools.  She also served as a higher education faculty member and department chair before being named dean in 2008.    

Candice McQueen

Greg Duckett was appointed to the Tennessee Board of Regents on July 14, 2006, representing Tennessee's ninth congressional district and was reappointed to serve a second six year term (2012-2018).  

Greg Duckett
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