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Compliance Certification Report
Core Requirement 2.1


Last Updated August 2, 2004
(static edition)


Core Requirement 2.1:

The institution has degree-granting authority from the appropriate government agency or agencies.

The Institution Certifies Compliance: Yes

Compliance report completed by: Audit Team 1

Statement of Rationale for Judgment of Compliance:

Bylaws [1] of the Tennessee Board of Regents (TBR), published in the TBR Policies and Guidelines Manual and available online, give degree-granting authority to the University of Memphis. The Tennessee Board of Regents was created by the Tennessee Legislature [2] to “establish, govern, manage, and control the State University and Community College System of Tennessee,” [3] of which the University of Memphis is a designated member (listed under "Universities” in [4]).  


Relevant Organizational Unit(s):

Tennessee Board of Regents; Office of the President


Supporting Documentation and Evidence:

[1] TBR Bylaws
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[2] TBR Appendix 6:03:00:00 Enabling Legislation
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[3] TBR Policy 1:02:01:00 Purpose of the Board
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[4] TBR Policy 1:03:01:00 Institutions and Schools of the System
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