Dr. Carol Puryear returns to TCAT-Murfreesboro as interim president following retirement of Dr. Lynn Kreider

Dr. Carol G. Puryear assumed new duties today as interim president of the Tennessee College of Applied Technology – Murfreesboro, pending the completion of a search for a new president. Dr. Lynn Kreider retired Wednesday after serving as the college’s president since 2012 and a 25-year career in higher education. TCAT-Murfreesboro serves students in Rutherford and parts of six surrounding counties. It has a branch campus in Smyrna, a new $46 million facility that opened in early 2017 and which also houses the Nissan Training Center. Puryear remains vice chancellor for economic and community development at The College System of Tennessee, governed by the Tennessee Board of Regents, where she… Read More

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