Tennessee Board of Regents Earns Top Workplace Honor Again

Tennessee Board of Regents recognized as a Top Workplace for the second consecutive year.

The Tennessee Board of Regents (TBR) has been honored as a 2024 Top Workplace by the Tennessean. This recognition is awarded to companies that employees rank as the best places to work in Tennessee. TBR achieved a 5th place ranking in the midsize category among 28 other businesses and organizations.

“Being acknowledged as a 2024 Top Workplace by the Tennessean fills us with immense pride,” stated TBR Chancellor Flora W. Tydings. “This accolade signifies the commitment and effort of our dedicated staff members toward a work culture that is positive and engaging.”

The Top Workplaces recognition is based entirely on employee feedback collected through a third-party survey administered by Energage LLC. “Earning a Top Workplaces award is a badge of honor for companies, especially because it comes authentically from their employees,” said Eric Rubino, Energage CEO. “That’s something to be proud of. In today’s market, leaders must ensure they’re allowing employees to have a voice and be heard. That’s paramount. Top Workplaces do this, and it pays dividends.”

The evaluation assesses how well the organization meets their employees’ needs across 15 different work culture drivers such as company alignment, execution, and connection. This achievement reflects TBR’s ongoing efforts to create a positive work culture and is a significant testimonial to the concerted efforts of its employees.

In addition to the 5th place ranking, TBR competed for the Spirit Award at the awards dinner. Nine TBR representatives, dressed in graduation caps and gowns to represent their work theme, won the spirit stick and bragging rights for the next year.

TBR, the governing body for Tennessee’s 13 community colleges and 24 colleges of applied technology, employs over 200 individuals who are crucial to the success of The College System of Tennessee. Its employees are dedicated to student success and support college faculty, administrators, support staff, and students across the state.

The Top Workplace recognition demonstrates that TBR values its employees and is committed to fulfilling their needs, as well as fostering collaborative work between its colleges, communities, and workforce partners. The College System of Tennessee is the state’s largest public higher education system, serving approximately 140,000 students through its 13 community colleges, 24 colleges of applied technology, and the online TN eCampus. The system is governed by the Tennessee Board of Regents.


Amy Finch


Published: 06/12/2024

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