Topic: Tennessee Board of Regents
Clarksville, TN – The filmmaker Alfred Hitchcock never won an Academy Award for Best Director, even though a recent Sight and Sound poll listed his 1958 masterpiece “Vertigo” as the greatest movie ever made.
He probably should have won the award for a half-dozen of his films, but throughout Hitchcock’s career, critics accused him of creating only cheap thrills and trivial entertainments. «Read the rest of this article»
Austin Peay State University promises scholarships to all of state’s high-achieving community college graduates
Clarksville, TN – Beginning this fall, Austin Peay State University will guarantee scholarships to all Tennessee Board of Regents community college and Hopkinsville Community College graduates who have at least a 3.0 cumulative GPA.
Titled the APSU Promise, the new scholarship program aims to bring more high-caliber students to campus in the coming years.
Clarksville, TN – CDE Lightband and Geiger, along with the Livgeiger organization presented APSU with breast self-exam kits for the female students moving into the dorms this week.
The LIV® Breast Self-Exam Aid was designed by Olivia Newton-John, singer, songwriter, actress and 17 year breast cancer survivor.
Nashville, TN – The Tennessee Board of Regents (TBR) will hold a called meeting Tuesday, July 15th, 2014, beginning at 3:15pm CDT.
The meeting will provide a roll-call vote to adopt rule changes already affirmed by the Board at its June 20th quarterly meeting through a voice vote.
The rule changes implement two new state laws that will impact students enrolling in college this fall. «Read the rest of this article»
Instant Peay Play: New Era starts today for Austin Peay State University as new President officially assumes duties
One of those events will occur June 30th, as Alisa White will assume the leadership role of president of the university – taking over for Tim Hall, who served in that capacity the past seven years.
Austin Peay State University sees a 5.6 percent Maintenance Fee/Tuition Increase
Nashville, TN – On Friday, June 20th, the Tennessee Board of Regents (TBR) approved a recommendation to increase tuition and fees at its institutions this year.
Among other actions, the Board approved the Finance and Business Operations Committee’s recommendation to increase hourly maintenance fees 5.8 percent at the 13 community colleges across the state, 8.5 percent at the 27 Tennessee Colleges of Applied Technology, and ranging from 0 to 6.9 percent at the six TBR universities.
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, a point expressed by TBR Chancellor John Morgan. «Read the rest of this article»
Tennessee Board of Regents Finance Committee recommends Tuition Rates; Board to Vote on Increases Tomorrow
Austin Peay State University could see a 5.6 percent Maintenance Fee/Tuition Increase
Nashville, TN – The Tennessee Board of Regents Committee on Finance and Business Operations today recommended an increase in tuition and fees at all but one of its institutions this year.
Committee members noted that had the state been in a position to fund the outcomes in the new funding formula, the recommended TBR rate increases would be roughly half of what they approved.
If the Board approves the committee’s actions at its quarterly meeting tomorrow, hourly maintenance fees/tuition will increase 5.8 percent at the 13 community colleges across the state, 8.5 percent at the 27 Tennessee Colleges of Applied Technology, and ranging from 0 to 6.9 percent at the six TBR universities. The University of Memphis had requested permission not to increase maintenance fees/tuition. «Read the rest of this article»
Tennessee Board of Regents to consider Tuition and Fee Rates at Regular Quarterly Session, June 19th-20th
Nashville, TN – The Tennessee Board of Regents will meet in regular quarterly session at Tennessee State University in Nashville on Thursday and Friday, June 19th-20th.
Committee meetings will begin at 1:00pm CDT June 19th 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. «Read the rest of this article»
Tennessee Board of Regents Chancellor John Morgan helps launch multi-state coalition of Higher Ed Leaders in support of Common Core
200 College and University Leaders from 33 States
Washington, D.C. – 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.
Representatives from major college and university systems announced the coalition, Higher Ed for Higher Standards, in a press conference today. Postsecondary leaders view the Common Core State Standards as a key strategy for improving student success. The coalition can be found on the Web: higheredforhigherstandards.org. «Read the rest of this article»
Nashville, TN – The Tennessee Board of Regents (TBR) approved Alisa White as the next president for Austin Peay State University Monday.
White will assume her leadership role on June 30th, following the brief interim presidency of Tristan Denley and the departure of Tim Hall, who led the campus for seven years.
The Board met via telephone at 3:30pm Monday afternoon to consider TBR Chancellor John Morgan’s recommendation for White, who has been serving as provost and senior vice president for Academic Affairs at the University of Texas at Tyler. «Read the rest of this article»
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