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TBR Reviews TN Promise, Completion Agenda, New Workforce Programs and Chancellor Evaluation

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Members of the Tennessee Board of Regents discussed the Tennessee Promise program, systemwide completion initiatives, new workforce training programs, and the chancellor’s evaluation, among other topics at its quarterly meeting on the campus of Pellissippi State Community College.

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TBR to Meet in Regular Quarterly Session Sept. 25-26

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The Tennessee Board of Regents, the state university and community college system, will meet in regular quarterly session at Pellissippi State Community College located on Hardin Valley Road in Knoxville, Tenn., on Thursday and Friday, Sept. 25 and 26.

Committee meetings will take place Thursday and begin at 1 p.m. EDT in the Clayton Performing Arts Center in the Alexander Building. Committees will meet in this order: Tennessee Colleges of Applied Technology, Academic Policies and Programs, Personnel and Compensation, Finance and Business Operations, and Audit.

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TBR Votes to Increase Student Fees

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The Tennessee Board of Regents today approved a recommendation to increase tuition and fees at its institutions this year. Because of an unexpected decline in state revenue collections, the outcomes-based funding formula used to allocate state appropriations was not fully funded this year. As a result, fee increase recommendations were higher than planned.

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TBR to Meet in Regular Quarterly Session June 19-20; Board Considers Tuition Recommendations

Committee meetings will begin at 1 p.m. CDT June 19 in the Performing Arts Center in the Cox Theater. Committees will meet in this order: Committee on Tennessee Colleges of Applied Technology; Business, Community and Public Affairs; Personnel and Compensation; Academic Policies and Programs and Student Life; and Finance and Business Operations.

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TBR Chancellor Helps Launch Multi-State Coalition of Higher Ed Leaders in Support of Common Core

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TBR Chancellor John Morgan was among more than 200 college and university leaders from 33 states — including nearly two dozen postsecondary systems with a combined enrollment of more than three million students — today announced the launch of a new coalition that will serve as a vehicle for mobilizing higher ed leaders supporting Common Core State Standards. 

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