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Board of Regents quarterly meeting is Dec. 1. Agenda includes appointment of new presidents of TCATs Athens & Murfreesboro, financial reporting, new policies & programs, update on new TCAT at Ford’s Blue Oval City.

Tennessee Board of Regents to meet Oct. 31 to consider criteria for next president of TCAT Memphis

The Tennessee Board of Regents (TBR) will hold its next quarterly meeting Dec. 1. The agenda includes consideration of the chancellor’s recommendations for the next presidents of the Tennessee Colleges of Applied Technology (TCAT) at Athens and Murfreesboro, proposed new career and technical education programs, financial reporting, and an update on construction of the new TCAT campus at Ford’s Blue Oval City project.

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Four Tennessee community colleges are Reimagining the Community College Experience to improve student success and outcomes

Four Tennessee community colleges are Reimagining the Community College Experience

Four Tennessee community colleges are in the process of implementing self-designed pilot plans for Reimagining the Community College Experience – a Tennessee Board of Regents initiative to improve student success through more extensive career exploration, career advising and a workforce-focused certificate in a student’s first semester.

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College System of Tennessee kicks off 24th Annual Food Drive Challenge

College System of Tennessee kicks off 24th Annual Food Drive Challenge

Tennessee’s community and technical colleges have kicked off their 24th Annual Food Drive Challenge, with campuses competing to collect the most food items and cash donations to help stock student food pantries on their campuses and food banks in their communities.

The colleges, comprising the College System of Tennessee, collected 132,701 items, including cash, in last year’s Challenge. Over the years, more than 1,490,700 food items and funds converted to items have been collected.

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All 13 Tennessee community colleges are certified VETS Campuses, prioritizing services for veterans education

All 13 Tennessee community colleges are certified VETS Campuses

As Tennessee’s community and technical colleges honor veterans in their campus communities this week, they’re also celebrating the news that all 13 community colleges are now certified as VETS Campuses, a state program that recognizes their commitment to services that help veterans succeed as they pursue their education.

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Board of Regents' Committee Chairs, Audit and Personnel & Compensation Committees to meet Nov. 15

Tennessee Board of Regents to meet Oct. 31 to consider criteria for next president of TCAT Memphis

The Tennessee Board of Regents’ committee chairs will meet Nov. 15, 2022, to receive informational reports and preview items on the draft agenda for the full board’s next quarterly meeting on Dec. 1. The board’s Personnel and Compensation Committee and Audit Committee will conduct business meetings following the committee chairs.

The Board of Regents governs Tennessee's public community colleges and colleges of applied technology.

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Tennessee’s community and technical colleges honor veterans, including 39 recipients of the Chancellor’s Commendation for Military Veterans for 2022

Chancellor's Commendation for Military Veterans

Tennessee’s community and technical colleges are honoring veterans on their campuses – students, faculty, staff and alumni – in Veterans Day activities this week. One veteran at each college will be awarded the Chancellor’s Commendation for Military Veterans, a special recognition launched three years ago by Tennessee Board of Regents Chancellor Flora W. Tydings.

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College System of Tennessee releases second podcast in a three-part series on disruptive transformation in higher education

College System of Tennessee releases second podcast in series

TBR - The College System of Tennessee has released a second podcast focused on how higher education leaders build and cultivate creativity within their teams during times of disruption. The three-part series this fall is led by Dr. Heidi Leming, Tennessee Board of Regents (TBR) vice chancellor for student success, with conversation based on a book she selects and discusses with industry experts and higher education leaders.

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Board of Regents to meet Oct. 31 to consider criteria for next president of Tennessee College of Applied Technology Memphis

Tennessee Board of Regents to meet Oct. 31 to consider criteria for next president of TCAT Memphis

The Tennessee Board of Regents will hold a special called meeting Monday, Oct. 31, to consider the criteria for the next president of the Tennessee College of Applied Technology Memphis.

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Two finalists selected for Tennessee College of Applied Technology Athens; public forum set for Nov. 17

Two finalists selected for next president of Tennessee College of Applied Technology Athens

NASHVILLE – Two finalists have been selected for the next president of the Tennessee College of Applied Technology Athens, and a public forum on the campus with both candidates is set for Nov. 17.

The finalists are:

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Three finalists selected for president of Tennessee College of Applied Technology Murfreesboro; public forum set for Nov. 10

Tennessee College of Applied Technology Murfreesboro

Three finalists have been selected for the next president of the Tennessee College of Applied Technology Murfreesboro, and a public forum with the candidates is set for Nov. 10 at the main campus in Murfreesboro.

The finalists are:

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