Executive Summary – December 2018 Quarterly Meeting
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5:02:01:08 Faculty Development at Tennessee Colleges of Applied Technology
A-051 Faculty Exchange
Approval will keep both numeric indicator and name – 5:02:01:05 Faculty Development.
Terminology has been updated to reflect current system structure and practice, and the policy has
been reformatted. Substantive changes include clarity on the System Office role and
responsibility in faculty development, the addition of terminology definitions, and the conceptual
integration of Technical and Community Colleges where appropriate. TBR Legal Counsel and
Human Resources have reviewed and approved.
C. Revisions to TBR Policy 5:02:01:03 - Faculty Proficiency in Oral and Written English
The revised policy as proposed will keep current number and title --5:02:01:03 Faculty
Proficiency in Oral and Written English.
Definitions for accrediting bodies have been added. The policy has been reformatted, combined
with language clarity and cohesion. TBR Legal Counsel and Human Resources have reviewed
and approved as proposed. No substantive changes were made.
D. Revisions to TBR Policy 2:08:10:00 - Development and Operations of Off-Campus
International Educational Programs
The Tennessee Board of Regents System (TBR) supports off-campus international educational
programs, service, internship or courses as a valid and valuable part of undergraduate education.
The TBR encourages all TBR institutions to engage in international opportunities that meet the
legitimate academic needs of their students and in cooperation with consortia both internal to the
TBR system in which TBR institutions hold membership and those external to the system.
The revised policy incorporates the following TBR Guidelines into the new policy format and the
guidelines will be eliminated:
The policy was reviewed by academic, business, student affairs, and faculty sub-councils and was
approved by the President’s Council and Committee Chairs with suggested revisions from those
Revisions to TBR Policy 4:01:00:01- Budget Principles to include Budget Control and
Rename the Policy to Budget Principles and Control
Requested changes are a result of combining two related policies, 4:01:00:00 Budget
Control and 4:01:00:01 Budget Principles and renaming the policy to “Budget Principles
and Control.” Requested changes to this policy are made to improve flow and provide
clarification of certain terms and provide better understanding of the overall policy. In
particular, more emphasis is placed on monitoring plant fund budgets and related