Anthony Wise in line to assume presidency at Pellissippi State

Dr. L. Anthony Wise

Dr. L. Anthony Wise

The current vice president for the Division of Learning at Pellissippi State Community College is poised to move into the president’s office. The chancellor of the Tennessee Board of Regents recommended Dr. L. Anthony Wise Jr. be appointed president of the college.

The Tennessee Board of Regents will hold a telephonic meeting at 3 p.m. (CDT) Thursday, May 12, to consider Chancellor John Morgan’s recommendation that Wise be appointed president of Pellissippi State Community College.

Julia Wood, director of marketing and communications with Pellissippi State Community College, said the recommendation goes to the board on May 12. “Assuming they approve it, and it is expected they will, he will take office on July 1,” she said.

The Tennessee Board of Regents is the nation’s sixth largest higher education system, governing 46 post-secondary educational institutions. The TBR system includes six universities, 13 two-year colleges and 27 technology centers, providing programs in 90 of Tennessee’s 95 counties to more than 200,000 students.

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