TTU System Regents to Meet Oct. 10
Regents will have a one-day meeting on the Texas Tech campus in Lubbock.
October 8, 2014 | Written by Jaryn Kilmer
The Texas Tech University System Board of Regents will meet Friday (Oct. 10) in Lubbock. The meeting will take place in the Matador Room in the Texas Tech University Student Union Building (15th Street and Akron Avenue).
Below are highlights of the topics and items to be discussed at the upcoming meeting, including estimated times with periodic recesses. Meeting materials and a link to live streaming will be available online at http://www.texastech.edu/board-of-regents/meeting-materials.php.
Friday, Oct. 10
8:30 a.m. – Call to order, Open Session
8:50 a.m. – Meeting of the Board of Trustees of the Carr Scholarship Foundation
9:15 a.m. – Audit Committee
9:50 a.m. – Facilities Committee; agenda items include:
- Approve project to construct a 30,000 square foot addition to the Rawls College of Business building at Texas Tech University.
12:30 p.m. – Finance and Administration Committee; agenda items include:
- Approve budget adjustment to reflect $8.1 million in matching funds from the Texas Research Incentive Program (TRIP) to be used for research-related expenditures at Texas Tech University.
12:50 p.m. – Academic, Clinical and Student Affairs Committee; agenda items include:
- Approve an institutional seal for the Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center at El Paso. While promoting a unified identity with the TTU System components, the seal will promote the distinct offerings of TTUHSC at El Paso.
1:20 p.m. – Meeting of the Board, Open Session
- Dr. Juan Muñoz will report on student safety and wellness efforts and provide updates from the first meeting of the newly-established Task Force on Greek Organization Culture at Texas Tech University.
2:20 p.m. – Executive Session (Masked Rider Room)
Following executive session, the Board will convene into open session and adjourn no later than approximately 5 p.m.
About the Texas Tech University System
The Texas Tech University System is one of the top public university systems in the state of Texas and nation, consisting of four component institutions—Texas Tech University, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Angelo State University and Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center at El Paso—and operating at more than 12 academic sites and centers. Headquartered in Lubbock, Texas, the TTU System has an annual operating budget of $1.7 billion and approximately 17,000 employees focused on advancing higher education, health care, research and outreach.
In 2014, the TTU System’s endowment exceeds $1 billion, total research expenditures were approximately $200 million and total enrollment approached 47,000 students. Whether it’s contributing billions of dollars annually in economic impact or being the only system in Texas to house an academic institution, law school, and medical school at the same location, the TTU System continues to prove that anything is possible.