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TENNESSEE BOARD OF REGENTS

Quarterly Board Meeting

December 1, 2016

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

I.

MINUTES

The Board will consider approving minutes from the September 16, 2016 regular quarterly meeting.

II.

REPORT OF INTERIM ACTION

This report serves as a record of business transacted by the Office of the Chancellor since the

previous meeting of the Board. A copy of the report is enclosed.

III.

REPORT OF THE COMMITTEES

The Board will consider approving minutes of committee meetings held since the last quarterly

Board meeting. The list of minutes included are: Audit Committee meeting held on November 15,

2016 and the meeting of the Personnel and Compensation Committee held on November 15, 2016.

IV.

REGENTS AWARD FOR EXCELLENCE IN PHILANTRHOPY

The Board will hear a report on the recent award presentation made to Pam Wright of Wright Travel Agency

that was nominated by Middle Tennessee State University. Recipients of the Regents Award for Excellence

in Philanthropy are selected due to their generosity of time and resources, influence on volunteers to become

involved in fund raising, active promotion of the importance of higher education, leadership in philanthropy,

exceptional civic responsibility and integrity.

V.

REPORT OF THE CHANCELLOR

The Chancellor’s Report will consist of a panel discussion with President Phil Oldham, President

Janice Gilliam and Director Ivan Jones on the demographic enrollment trends among TBR

institutions and their impact on student completion and success.

VI.

REPORTS OF PRESIDENTS AND DIRECTORS

The Board will hear a report on the Drive to 55 capacity building projects selected by the Tennessee

Higher Education Commission.

VII.

UNFINISHED BUSINESS

There is no unfinished business to address at this meeting.