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New students must prove citizenship

The Eligibility Verification for Entitlements Act, passed by the Tennessee legislature last October, is in effect for all incoming Spring 2013 students. The new law requires all incoming students to verify their United States citizenship or lawful presence in the country in order to receive state benefits. This law does […]

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President Bell among lowest paid TBR university presidents

President Bob Bell retires with two things, the recognition and accomplishments he acquired with the campus and one of the smallest salaries in the Tennessee Board of Regents system. Bell, for the last few years, has earned a lesser salary than the other five TBR universities: Middle Tennessee State University, […]

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Tech retention rates among highest in state

Learning villages, peer mentoring programs, and Week of Welcome are part of the reason Tech remains in first place within the Tennessee Board of Regents in retention rates. When Governor Bredesen signed the “Complete College Act of 2010” in January 2010, TBR schools felt the push to raise retention rates […]