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Larry Burris, a journalism professor at Middle Tennessee State University, and Laura Wells, a student at Walters State Community College in Morristown, have been appointed to the Tennessee Board of Regents. (The Tennessean, 8/24/04)

Tennessee State University supporters are meeting Thursday for a public discussion of the universitys presidential search. They will discuss the TBRs presidential selection process and their belief that TSU has been consistently overlooked and ignored by Tennessees decision makers, according to a press release. (The Tennessean, 8/24/04) Larry Burris, a journalism professor at Middle Tennessee State University, and Laura Wells, a student at Walters State Community College in Morristown, have been appointed to the Tennessee Board of Regents. (The Tennessean, 8/24/04)

Tennessee State University supporters are meeting Thursday for a public discussion of the university's presidential search. They will discuss the TBR's presidential selection process and their belief that “TSU has been consistently overlooked and ignored by Tennessee's decision makers,” according to a press release. (The Tennessean, 8/24/04)

Vanderbilt University ranked 18th among national universities in this year's U.S. News and World Report college rankings. (The Tennessean, 8/20/04)

According to the Princeton Review, Fisk and Vanderbilt universities, and The University of the South in Sewanee, are among the nation's top 20 schools with a “major frat and sorority scene.” The University of Tennessee at Knoxville dropped from the No. 1 top party school in the country (2001) to No. 17. (The Tennessean, 8/17/04)