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Southwest Tennessee Community College Presidential Search Advisory Committee Named; Open Forum, First Meeting Scheduled Jan. 26

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The Search Advisory Committee members for a new president of Southwest Tennessee Community College have been selected and will meet for the first time on Monday, Jan. 26, following a public forum on Southwest’s Macon Cove campus about the search process.

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TBR reviews efficiencies and approves reverse transfer program, strategic plan

Members of the Tennessee Board of Regents discussed improved efficiencies within the Tennessee’s Community College System, approved a plan to offer reverse transfer degrees, and endorsed the system-wide 2015-2025 strategic plan, among other actions at its quarterly meeting in Nashville Dec. 11.

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TBR plans review of higher ed funding gaps, Personnel Committee and Quarterly Board meetings Dec. 10 and 11 in Nashville

Members of the Tennessee Board of Regents plan to review Tennessee’s higher education funding models and projected funding gaps during a Board retreat on Dec. 10. A meeting of the TBR Committee on Personnel and Compensation will begin at 8:15 a.m. the next day, Dec. 11, and the full Board will then convene in regular quarterly session beginning at 9 a.m. CST in the Genesco Building Training Center.

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Governor, TBR Vice Chancellor to speak at Obama’s College Opportunity Summit Thursday

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On Thursday, Dec. 4, Governor Bill Haslam, who serves as chairman of the Tennessee Board of Regents, and Dr. Tristan Denley, TBR vice chancellor for Academic Affairs, will join President Obama, the First Lady and Vice President Biden at the White House College Opportunity Summit. The Summit will bring together colleges and universities, business leaders, nonprofits and others that are committed to supporting more college opportunities for students across the country.

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TBR Approves New TCAT Directors

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The Tennessee Board of Regents approved the selection of Jerry Young as the new director for the Tennessee College of Applied Technology - Crossville and Arrita Summers as the new leader for the TCAT - Dickson.

The Board convened a special called meeting at 1 p.m. CST Nov. 25 to act upon a recommendation to approve the two new college directors. 

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TBR Schedules Committees and Called Board Meeting Nov. 25

The Tennessee Board of Regents has scheduled three committee meetings and a special called meeting of the Board for Tuesday, Nov. 25.

The Board will convene in a special called meeting at 1 p.m. CST to briefly receive and act upon a recommendation to name new directors for the Tennessee Colleges of Applied Technology at Crossville and at Dickson.

Committee meetings scheduled for the same day include the Audit Committee, beginning at 10 a.m., followed by the Ad Hoc Committee on Committees. The Committee Chairs meeting will convene following the Board’s action in the afternoon.

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