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
Tag: Higher Ed Reform
Governor Bill Haslam’s third higher education discussion was held today in Knoxville. The first two discussions, held at Northeast State Technical Community College and the University of Memphis Lambuth Campus, respectively, have focused primarily on workforce development. Today’s discussion continued to mirror that theme.
Governor Haslam kicks off his review of higher education this morning at the Governor’s residence from 10:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Present at the meeting are members of the UT Board of Trustees, the Board of Regents, the Higher Education Commission, and the Tennessee Independent Colleges and Universities, as well business leaders and national education … Continued
During his visit to Chattanooga for the Southern Growth Policies Board today, Governor Bill Haslam visited the University of Tennessee Chattanooga campus where he met with members of UTC’s administration and faculty. The visit preempts a series of statewide discussions regarding higher education reform in Tennessee. As recently as last week at the Board of … Continued