In an effort to advance the Drive to 55, the plan includes strategies to provide more focused support for community and technical colleges, increase autonomy and local control for Tennessee Board of Regents (TBR) universities and strengthen the role of the Tennessee Higher Education Commission (THEC).

Administration & Governance

Bill Exempting Higher Education Employee Performance Evaluations from the Public Record Signed Into Law

Governor Bill Haslam signed into law on Thursday a measure exempting public higher education employee performance evaluations from the public record, essentially correcting a public policy oversight in state law dealing with public employees.  Since the passage of the TEAM Act in 2012, state service employee performance evaluations have not been part of the public … Continued

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