Board of Regents to meet at RSCC

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The Tennessee Board of Regents will meet in regular quarterly session at Roane State Community College on Thursday and Friday.

Committee meetings will begin at 1 p.m. Sept. 22 in the O’Brien Theatre.

Committees will meet in this order: Tennessee Technology Centers; Academic Policies and Programs; Finance and Business Operations; and Personnel and Compensa-tion.

The full board will meet on Sept. 23, beginning at 9:30 a.m.

A recommendation for the new director at TTC-Whiteville and the SkillsUSA National Awards are among items highlighted in the TTC Committee.

New degree programs and an update on Complete College Tennessee Act initiatives and preliminary fall enrollment numbers will be provided in the Academic Policies and Programs Committee.

Among items to be presented at the Finance and Business Operations Committee will be the capital budget and some fee information.

The Personnel and Compensation Committee will include tenure recommendations and salary plan proposals among its considerations.

New business for the full board to consider on Friday includes a recommendation for the vice chancellor for Community Colleges and criteria for upcoming presidential searches.

A full agenda and meeting materials are available on the TBR website at http://tbr.edu/about/default.aspx?id=1390.

The meeting is open to the public and is accessible via live streaming video at www.ustream.tv/channel/tennessee-board-of-regents using the password tbr2011.

The Tennessee Board of Regents is the nation’s sixth largest higher education system, governing 46 post-secondary educational institutions.

The TBR system includes six universities, 13 two-year colleges and 27 technology centers (one center shares a campus with a community college), providing programs in 90 of Tennessee’s 95 counties to more than 200,000 students.