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Executive Summary – September 2018 Quarterly Meeting

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3.

REVISION TO TBR POLICY 2:08:20:00 - SYSTEM FACULTY AND ACADEMIC STAFF

ABROAD POLICY

(Vice Chancellor Heidi Leming)

The Tennessee Board of Regents will support faculty and academic staff in developing global

competence and engagement in international education programs or courses.

4.

REVISION TO TBR POLICY 2:08:30:00 - DELIVERY OF SERVICES TO

INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS AND FACULTY POLICY

(Vice Chancellor Heidi Leming)

The Tennessee Board of Regents will support the unique needs of international students and

international faculty at TBR institutions.

5.

REVISION TO TBR POLICY 2:03:01:01 - UNDERGRADUATE ACADEMIC RETENTION

AND GPA STANDARDS POLICY

(Vice Chancellor Heidi Leming)

The Tennessee Board of Regents will establish minimum criteria for undergraduate academic

retention standards at the institutions under the governance of the Tennessee Board of Regents.

6.

HIGHLIGHT SKILLSUSA NATIONAL AWARDS

(Vice Chancellor Heidi Leming)

Vice Chancellor Heidi Leming will begin the presentation with a brief overview of SkillsUSA and

report on the expansion of this career and technical student organization to the community colleges.

Next, the Committee will receive an update pertaining to the national awards and recognitions our

students received during the 2018 SkillsUSA National Leadership and Skills Conference.

7.

POLICY AND STRATEGY UPDATE

(Executive Vice Chancellor Russ Deaton)

a.

Community College Awards and Graduation Rates

Executive Vice Chancellor Russ Deaton will present a report about degree production and

graduation rates at community colleges.

b.

Preliminary Fall Enrollment

The Committee will receive a report about preliminary enrollment at community colleges in fall

2018.

c.

Tennessee Promise Update

The Committee will receive a presentation about Tennessee Promise students. Information will

be provided about the second Promise cohort, who enrolled at community colleges in 2016, as

well as preliminary data about the 2017 cohort.