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Committee Chairs Meeting and Ad Hoc Committee on Committees
Location:   TBR System Office - Nashville
Start:   11:30 AM
End:   4:30 PM

 The Committee Chairs meeting will begin at 11:30 a.m. CDT with a working lunch. The agenda includes:

Personnel and compensation issues

Finance and business issues

Academic policy revisions

Preview of new TBR.edu website

Update on directors searches at Tennessee Colleges of Applied Technology

Review draft of September Board meeting agenda

 

The Ad Hoc Committee on Committees will meet immediately after the Committee Chairs. Agenda items include the review and approval of a charter for the External Affairs Committee and discussion of the ad hoc committee’s next steps.

 

Both meetings are open to the public and the press. Those wishing to attend should contact Monica Greppin-Watts at monica.greppin-watts@tbr.edu or 615-366-4417 before 4:30 p.m. CDT Sept. 11 so building security clearance can be arranged. Anyone with a disability who wishes to participate should use the same contact to request services needed to facilitate attendance. Contact may be made in person, by writing, by e-mail, by telephone or otherwise and should be received no later than noon Sept. 11.


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TBR Quarterly Board Meeting
Location:   Pellissippi State Community College

 Committee meetings will take place Thursday and begin at 1 p.m. EDT in the Clayton Performing Arts Center in the Alexander Building. Committees will meet in this order: Tennessee Colleges of Applied Technology, Academic Policies and Programs, Personnel and Compensation, Finance and Business Operations, and Audit.

The full Board will meet on Friday beginning at 9:30 a.m. in the same location. 

The Board will hear an annual report on the system-wide Completion Agenda and an update on the Tennessee Promise. New business to go before the Board includes:

    • Approval of the proposed 2015 meeting dates;

    • Minutes of the Personnel and Compensation Committee on Sept. 25 that includes tenure upon appointments; institutional compensation proposals; revised policies regarding sexual discrimination, sexual harassment and sexual misconduct; and          evaluation of the chancellor;

    • Minutes of the Finance and Business Operations Committee on Sept. 25 that includes the capital budget for fiscal year 2015-16; and 

    • Approval of the resolutions of appreciation for retired TCAT directors Don Sadler and Mark Powers. 

A full agenda for the Board and committee meetings and meeting materials are available to download on the TBR website at http://www.tbr.edu/about/default.aspx?id=1390. All meetings are open to the public and the press as observers except for the non-public executive session of the Audit Committee. Any member of the public or media who plans to attend should contact Monica Greppin-Watts at monica.greppin-watts@tbr.edu or 615-366-4417 before noon CDT Wednesday, Sept. 24, so access can be arranged. The meetings are also accessible to view via live streaming video athttp://www.ustream.tv/channel/tennessee-board-of-regents using the password tbr2011.

Anyone with a disability who wishes to attend should contact Greppin-Watts to request services needed to facilitate attendance. Contact may be made in person, by writing, by e-mail, by telephone or otherwise and should be received by noon Tuesday, Sept. 23.


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9/26/2014
TBR Quarterly Board Meeting
Location:   Pellissippi State Community College

 Committee meetings will take place Thursday and begin at 1 p.m. EDT in the Clayton Performing Arts Center in the Alexander Building. Committees will meet in this order: Tennessee Colleges of Applied Technology, Academic Policies and Programs, Personnel and Compensation, Finance and Business Operations, and Audit.

The full Board will meet on Friday beginning at 9:30 a.m. in the same location. 

The Board will hear an annual report on the system-wide Completion Agenda and an update on the Tennessee Promise. New business to go before the Board includes:

    • Approval of the proposed 2015 meeting dates;

    • Minutes of the Personnel and Compensation Committee on Sept. 25 that includes tenure upon appointments; institutional compensation proposals; revised policies regarding sexual discrimination, sexual harassment and sexual misconduct; and          evaluation of the chancellor;

    • Minutes of the Finance and Business Operations Committee on Sept. 25 that includes the capital budget for fiscal year 2015-16; and 

    • Approval of the resolutions of appreciation for retired TCAT directors Don Sadler and Mark Powers. 

A full agenda for the Board and committee meetings and meeting materials are available to download on the TBR website at http://www.tbr.edu/about/default.aspx?id=1390. All meetings are open to the public and the press as observers except for the non-public executive session of the Audit Committee. Any member of the public or media who plans to attend should contact Monica Greppin-Watts at monica.greppin-watts@tbr.edu or 615-366-4417 before noon CDT Wednesday, Sept. 24, so access can be arranged. The meetings are also accessible to view via live streaming video athttp://www.ustream.tv/channel/tennessee-board-of-regents using the password tbr2011.

Anyone with a disability who wishes to attend should contact Greppin-Watts to request services needed to facilitate attendance. Contact may be made in person, by writing, by e-mail, by telephone or otherwise and should be received by noon Tuesday, Sept. 23.


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Fran Marcum
Marcum Capital
P. O. Box 578
Tullahoma, TN 37388
4th Congressional District, (2004-2010) (2010 - 2016)

  

Fran Marcum bl and whFrances (Fran) Folk Marcum is Managing Partner of Marcum Capital, a private equity investment firm and Chair/CEO of NEST-TN, a newly formed state certified TNInvestco public equity investment firm.  Both firms invest equity in seed and early-stage high-growth technology companies primarily in Tennessee.  Prior to starting Marcum Capital, Fran was Chair/CEO of Micro Craft, an aerospace research and development company. Mrs. Marcum was appointed as a Regent to the Tennessee Board of Regents in 2004 by Governor Phil Bredesen and served as Board Vice-Chair from 2005 to 2007.  She was re-appointed to a second six-year term by Governor Bredesen in June of 2010.

Fran is a former commissioner of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS) and a former member of the board of directors of the Nashville Branch of the Federal Reserve System, having chaired that board twice.   She is a founding member of the University of Tennessee Women Philanthropists and a former board member of the UT Foundation and Peabody Alumni Board.

Fran is a current trustee and former chairman of the Motlow State Community College Foundation; a charter member and director of the Tullahoma Educational Foundation for Excellence; past president of the Hands-On-Science Center in Tullahoma; and co-founder of Partners for Healing, a free medical clinic for the working uninsured of Coffee County.

Fran is an active member of Rotary International and was the first woman elected into membership of the local chapter.  The Tullahoma Business and Professional Women’s Association awarded “Business Woman of the Year” to Fran in 1991.  She is a member of the Tennessee Women’s Forum, a state and international organization of women executives and entrepreneurs.   In 2002, Fran offered herself as a candidate for U.S. Congress for the 4th District of Tennessee.  She ran an effective, competitive campaign.

Fran holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Vanderbilt University’s College of Education - Peabody. She taught school for eight years directly after graduation just before returning to her hometown where she began managing Micro Craft.

Fran is wife of 39 years to Dan J. Marcum.  The Marcums have two adult children: daughter Wendy Surratt, an elementary school teacher in West Tennessee; and son Chad, an apprentice architect in Southeast Georgia.  The Marcums have one granddaughter, Victoria Elisabeth (Toribeth) Surratt.