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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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Richard Locker appointed interim director of communications for Tennessee Board of Regents

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Veteran Tennessee journalist Richard Locker joined the Tennessee Board of Regents July 1 as interim communications director.

In his new role, Locker will coordinate and support communications, marketing, and web and digital media for the Board of Regents, which is the governing board for the state’s university and college system. The communications team is a division of the Office of the Chancellor.

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Tennessee Board of Regents sets new tuition, fees for colleges and universities; adopts policy on firearms, approves MTSU request for building name change

The Tennessee Board of Regents today approved the lowest increases in undergraduate tuition since 1983. Tuition rates at the six TBR universities, 13 community colleges and 27 Tennessee Colleges of Applied Technology will increase an average of 2.6 percent for the 2016-17 academic year.

 

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