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Office of General Counsel Policies & Guidelines

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Governance, Organization, and General Policies

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TCATs, Community Colleges, Universities, System Office


The purpose of this policy is to identify the institutions in the Tennessee Board of Regents System.


  1. Tennessee Board of Regents System
    1. The Tennessee Board of Regents System shall consist of the following institutions, and such other institutions as may be established or placed under the Tennessee Board of Regents from time to time.
      1. Universities
        1. Austin Peay State University, Clarksville; East Tennessee State University, Johnson City; Middle Tennessee State University, Murfreesboro; Tennessee State University, Nashville; Tennessee Technological University, Cookeville; University of Memphis, Memphis
      2.  2-Year Institutions
        1. Chattanooga State Community College, Chattanooga; Cleveland State Community College, Cleveland; Columbia State Community College, Columbia; Dyersburg State Community College, Dyersburg; Jackson State Community College, Jackson; Motlow State Community College, Tullahoma; Nashville State Community College, Nashville; Northeast State Community College, Blountville; Pellissippi State Community College, Knoxville; Roane State Community College, Harriman; Southwest Tennessee Community College, Memphis; Volunteer State Community College, Gallatin; Walters State Community College, Morristown
      3. Tennessee Colleges of Applied Technology

a. Athens, Chattanooga, Covington, Crossville, Crump, Dickson, Elizabethton, Harriman, Hartsville, Hohenwald, Jacksboro, Jackson, Knoxville, Livingston, McKenzie, McMinnville, Memphis, Morristown, Murfreesboro, Nashville, Newbern, Oneida/Huntsville, Paris, Pulaski, Ripley, Shelbyville, and Whiteville.


Tennessee Code Annotated 49-3236, as amended; 1994 Tenn. Pub. Acts, Ch. 685, Section 3; 1994 Tenn. Pub. Acts, Ch. 538, Section 4, Admin. Revision May 21, 2010; Revised November 24, 2015 (addition of Chattanooga to list of TCATs)


Mickey Sheen