Complete to Compete Vote Deferred Until Next Week
A vote in the Senate and House Education Committee was also ultimately deferred until next week for the Haslam Administration’s Complete to Compete initiative.
Tennessee Promise Scholarship Legislation Calendared
The House Education Subcommittee will hear The Tennessee Promise Scholarship Act of 2014 (HB2491) on Tuesday afternoon at 3:00 pm CST (Watch live by clicking here). The Tennessee Promise, part of the Governor’s Drive to 55 Initiative, is a last-dollar scholarship proposal for Tennessee high school graduates seeking to attend a community college or Tennessee … Continued
Higher Education Governance: Not the Focus of the Haslam Administration This Year
After a series of discussions on higher education and workforce development with business and community leaders, elected officials, educators and administrators, the Haslam Administration announced yesterday evening that they will not be seeking legislation to alter the structure of higher education governance this year. The Governor stated that his administration had nothing major in terms … Continued
THEC 2012 Lottery Report
The 2012 Lottery Scholarship Annual Report was released today for THEC’s Summer meeting. The report reveals that for the first time, the UT System has a higher graduation rate for first-time freshman graduating with their lottery scholarships intact than all other higher education systems in the state (both public and private).