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Governor proclaims Graduate Education Week March 31 – April 4

Governor proclaims Graduate Education Week March 31 – April 4  Graduate education attracts more than 45,000 students to Tennessee’s universities each year from around the world. More than 14,500 graduate student degrees are awarded each year, contributing to the state’s economic growth and stability. To recognize and honor the strengths and contributions of graduate students and their scholarly activities across the state, Governor Bill Haslam has signed a proclamation declaring March 31 through April 4, 2014, as Graduate Education Week in Tennessee.
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Four Finalists Selected in Search for University of Memphis President

Four Finalists Selected in Search for University of Memphis President  NASHVILLE, Tenn. (March 7, 2014) — The search advisory committee for a new president of the University of Memphis narrowed the candidate pool to four finalists yesterday. They are: 
  • Guy Bailey, professor and former president at the University of Alabama and former president at Texas Tech University;
  • Sharon Gaber, provost and vice chancellor for Academic Affairs at the University of Arkansas;
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TBR Schedules Four Committee Meetings for March 11

TBR Schedules Four Committee Meetings for March 11  NASHVILLE, Tenn. (March 4, 2014) — Tennessee Board of Regents Audit Committee, Ad Hoc Committee on Committees, Finance and Business Operations Committee, and Committee Chairs meetings are scheduled at the TBR office in Nashville on Tuesday, March 11. The Audit Committee meeting will begin at 10:00 a.m. CT. The agenda includes: 
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TBR Chancellor John Morgan Joins Complete College America Board

TBR Chancellor John Morgan Joins Complete College America Board          WASHINGTON, D.C. – Complete College America today announced that Phyllis Hudecki, former Oklahoma Secretary of Education, and John Morgan, Chancellor of the Tennessee Board of Regents, have been appointed to the organization’s board of directors. The board is chaired by former Wyoming Governor Jim Geringer.
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APSU Presidential Search Advisory Committee Named, Meeting Scheduled

APSU Presidential Search Advisory Committee Named; 

First Meeting, Open Forum Scheduled Feb. 17 

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Feb. 7, 2014) — The Search Advisory Committee members for a new president of Austin Peay State University have been selected and will meet for the first time on Feb. 17 following a public forum on the APSU campus about the search process.

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TBR Finance and Business Committee to Meet Feb. 13

TBR Finance and Business Committee to Meet Feb. 13          NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Feb. 6, 2014) — The Finance and Business Operations Committee of the Tennessee Board of Regents will meet via telephone at 2 p.m. CT on Thursday, Feb. 13. The committee will review a proposed calendar of meetings and review and discuss budget recommendations, mandatory fees and incidental fees. The meeting is open to the public and the press as listeners. Those wishing dial-in information for the call should contact Monica Greppin-Watts at monica.greppin-watts@tbr.edu or

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