Topic: University of Memphis
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»
The 121st meeting. They begin their eleventh year.
Clarksville, TN – The next meeting of the Clarksville (TN) Civil War Roundtable will be on Wednesday, April 16th, 2014 at the Bone & Joint Center, 980 Professional Park Drive, right across the street from Gateway Medical Center. This is just off Dunlop Lane and Holiday Drive and only a few minutes east of Governor’s Square mall.
The meeting begins at 7:00pm and is always open to the public. Members please bring a friend or two – new recruits are always welcomed.
Topic: “Conflict and Controversy: The Affair at Spring Hill, Tennessee, November 29th, 1864”
Austin Peay Sports Information
Cape Girardeau, MO – After trailing for the first five innings, March 30th at the Southeast Softball Complex, Austin Peay State University’s softball team took advantage of a Southeast Missouri State University error to score four times in the inning on its way to a 6-2 Ohio Valley Conference victory.
Nashville, TN – Tennessee was named one of only three states selected to receive a grant valued at $1 million to increase on-time college completion rates.
The grant supports the state’s higher education reform efforts that help students finish a degree in two years from a community college and in four years from a university, saving time and money, and ensuring a higher rate of success.
The award enhances Governor Bill Haslam’s “Drive to 55” initiative to encourage more Tennesseans to earn a college degree or workforce certificate. «Read the rest of this article»
Clarksville High School golfers Hunter Richardson, Megan Beane sign with UT Martin Skyhawks, Memphis Tigers
Clarksville, TN – After finishing two outstanding prep careers at Clarksville High School, golfers Hunter Richardson and Megan Beane made their college intentions official — in a signing ceremony on November 22ndin the school’s cafeteria — with Richardson signing with the University of Tennessee-Martin and Bean with the University of Memphis.
Richardson is coming off his best year at CHS, winning both the District 10-AAA and Region 5-AAA individual titles, with finishing tied for eighth place at the TSSAA State Golf Championships with a four-over par 148 (72-76).
Clarksville, TN – Brandi Whitfield Bryant, Director of Business Development at Thurman Campbell Group PLC, CPAs, and active volunteer in the Clarksville-Montgomery County community has formally announced her candidacy for the position of Montgomery County Trustee.
Brandi is a native of Clarksville with strong ties to the community. Since her relocation back to Clarksville in 2006, she has made it her mission to help maximize Montgomery County’s potential.
Clarksville High School All-State Pitcher Heather Norris signs with Austin Peay State University Lady Govs
Clarksville, TN – For the past three years Clarksville High School pitcher Heather Norris has made a name for herself in the pitcher’s circle and at the plate for the Lady Wildcats, helping lead CHS to its first ever state tournament appearance last season, as well as earning multiple All-State honors.
With her senior season just a few months away, the right-hander won’t have to worry about what her future may hold at the next level, as she signed her NCAA Division I Letter of Intent, November 15th, to play her collegiate career for the Lady Govs at Austin Peay State University.
Clarksville, TN - This is Dave Loos’ 24th season as Austin Peay head coach and he is 372-333 at APSU–the winningest basketball coach in Ohio Valley Conference history–and 454-386 all-time in his 28th season as a college head coach.
For the first time since the 1996 season Dave Loos will be only the Austin Peay basketball coach. He stepped down as APSU Athletics Director last April.
Clarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University Alumni Association will be sponsoring a pregame party at Alfred’s On Beale prior to the Governors basketball game against Memphis, next Thursday.
Alumni, fans and APSU friends are invited to attend, beginning 5:00pm, that day with free food provided. «Read the rest of this article»
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