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File #: 19-0377    Version: 1 Name: Lipscomb University
Type: Item Approved on Behalf of the Board Status: Passed
File created: 4/4/2019 In control: Board of Mayor & Aldermen
On agenda: 11/12/2019 Final action: 11/12/2019
Title: COF Contract No. 2019-0120 Lipscomb University Regarding Tuition Discounts.
Sponsors: Kevin Townsel
Attachments: 1. 2019-0120 Lipscomb MOU signed

 

DATE:                                                               October 2, 2019

 

TO:                                          Board of Mayor and Aldermen

 

FROM:                                          Eric Stuckey, City Administrator

                                          Kevin Townsel, HR Director

                     

                                          

SUBJECT:                                          

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COF Contract No. 2019-0120 Lipscomb University Regarding Tuition Discounts.

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Purpose

The purpose of this memorandum is to provide information to the Franklin Board of Mayor and Aldermen (BOMA) concerning the partnership with Lipscomb University and the College of Professional Studies to provide a tuition discount of 20% to City of Franklin employees.

 

Background

The City of Franklin encourages the advancement of education by providing a tuition reimbursement program for our employees. Full-time employees, who have been employed with the City for at least one (1) year, are eligible to enter the program upon signing an agreement with the City. Lipscomb University provides both on campus and online courses that our employees can benefit from to complete their degree. This partnership will provide students with a substantial discount and assist in helping them fulfill their educational goals.

 

Financial Impact

No financial impact on the City of Franklin.

 

Recommendation

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Staff recommends acknowledge the Lipscomb University contract.