Governor Bill Haslam Launches Drive to 55 Initiative

Governor Bill Haslam today officially launched his ‘Drive to 55’ Initiative, the goal of which is to increase the percentage of Tennesseans with a post-secondary credential in order to meet Tennessee’s current and future workforce and economic needs. A broad assemblage of higher education and business stakeholders as well as members of the Tennessee General … Continued

Higher Education Reform

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

Administration & Governance

Governor Haslam Holds Higher Ed Discussion in Knoxville

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.

Higher Education Reform