Accent, the faculty/staff newsletter of East Tennessee State University, is published by the Office of University Relations. News items for upcoming issues should be forwarded to Jennifer Hill, assistant director, PO Box 70717, 300 Burgin E. Dossett Hall, telephone 439-5693, email email@example.com.
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Photographs and video by ETSU Photographic Services
Photo of St. Peter's Basilica, Rome, Italy, by Jeremy Ross, chief of staff for External Operations
East Tennessee State University is a Tennessee Board of Regents institution. The TBR is the nation’s sixth largest higher education system, governing 45 post-secondary educational institutions. The TBR system includes six universities, 13 two-year colleges and 26 technology centers, providing programs to over 180,000 students in 90 of Tennessee’s 95 counties.
Accreditation: Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools. East Tennessee State University is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award baccalaureate, masters, specialist, and doctoral degrees. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097, or call 404-679-4500, or Web site: www.sacscoc.org with any questions regarding the accreditation of East Tennessee State University.
ETSU makes available to prospective students and employees the ETSU Security Information Report. This annual report includes campus crime statistics for the three most recent calendar years and various campus policies concerning law enforcement, the reporting of criminal activity, and crime prevention programs. The ETSU Security Information Report is available upon request from ETSU, Department of Public Safety, PO Box 70646, Johnson City, TN 37614-1702. The report can be accessed on the Internet at: http://www.etsu.eduhttps://www.etsu.edu/dps/.
TBR #220-001-14 — East Tennessee State University is an AA/EEO employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability or age in its program and activities. The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies: Special Assistant to the President for Equity and Diversity/Affirmative Action Director, ETSU, PO Box 70734, Johnson City, TN 37614, 423-439-4211.