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John Morgan in the chancellor of the Tennessee Board of Regents and a supporter of Common Core which has been adopted in 45 states, including Tennessee. Credit: TN Photo Services

Tennessee Board Of Regents Chief Takes National Role Backing Common Core

June 9, 2014 at 10:31 pm

The chancellor of Tennessee’s Board of Regents is becoming more vocal about supporting Common Core – the K-12 education standards with a growing number of critics on both ends of the political spectrum.

TN Public College Tuition Increasingly Varied By Campus

TN Public College Tuition Increasingly Varied By Campus

July 22, 2013 at 5:47 am

How much it costs for students to attend a public college in Tennessee depends more and more on the individual campus. The state’s largest public college system is now approving tuition levels school-by-school.

Public Colleges Call for State Funding Turnaround

Public Colleges Call for State Funding Turnaround

November 13, 2012 at 5:02 pm

Tennessee’s public universities say this is the year to stem the tide in budget cuts. The Board of Regents and University of Tennessee are asking for a $33 million increase in state funding.

TBR Chancellor Says ‘Hard to Understand’ Bias Protection for Religious Groups

April 9, 2012 at 6:40 am

The Tennessee Board of Regents is questioning the logic of legislation that prevents public colleges from enforcing nondiscrimination rules on religious student groups. The bill responds to an ongoing dispute at Vanderbilt University, even though private institutions are excluded.

TBR Raises Tuition, Increases Overall Budget

June 24, 2011 at 1:20 pm

As expected, the Tennessee Board of Regents voted today to raise tuition at its campuses by an average of more than nine percent. It’s the largest increase since 2005. But to put it in perspective – as one Regent said – it’s only about the cost of an iPhone…per semester.

Senators Prolong Hearing on TBR Chancellor Hiring

September 29, 2010 at 12:06 pm

Hearings in the state Senate about how the Tennessee Board of Regents hired its new chancellor are likely to drag on. Republican Senators questioned members of the board for a second day, trying to figure out how the former deputy governor got the top job at TBR.

Bredesen Defends TBR Chancellor Credentials, Says UT Needs Academic Head

August 25, 2010 at 3:28 pm

Governor Phil Bredesen says he approves of the decision by the Tennessee Board of Regents to hire his deputy governor John Morgan as the next chancellor. But he says the University of Tennessee system should consider someone with more traditional credentials.

State to Accept Unemployment Funds

May 11, 2009 at 6:22 am

Deputy Governor John Morgan says he now thinks the state will accept 100-percent of federal stimulus dollars for unemployment.