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TTU System Regents to Convene for Special Called Meeting

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The Board of Regents is composed of nine members appointed by the governor, as well as a student regent.

Throughout the history of the TTU System, the board has been composed of distinguished and dedicated Texans who have been strong advocates of excellence in academic and patient care programs, meaningful scientific research and responsible public service.

July 5, 2016 | Contact Dailey Fuller

WHAT: The Board of Regents and Chancellor Robert Duncan of the Texas Tech University System will meet over teleconference during a special called meeting.
WHEN:  9:30 a.m., July 7 (Thursday) 
WHERE: Board of Regents Room (Room 201), Administration Building, Texas Tech University 
EVENT:

There will be a teleconference with the TTU System Board of Regents and Chancellor Duncan to discuss the appointment of Dr. Lawrence Schovanec as the new president of Texas Tech University.

All regents and Chancellor Duncan will call into the teleconference remotely. The meeting will convene, and participants are expected to move into executive session. After executive session, any actions will be taken in open session.

There will be no media availability following the board meeting July 7 (Thursday). Chancellor Duncan will host a news conference July 8 (Friday) at 10 a.m. in the Matador Room (Room 227) at the Student Union building. The event will be livestreamed at http://www.ttu.edu/livestream/. For any media interested in live broadcasting the news conference, please reach out prior to the event to ensure necessary arrangements are made.

About the Texas Tech University System 
The Texas Tech University System is one of the top public university systems in Texas and the nation, consisting of four component institutions – Texas Tech UniversityTexas Tech University Health Sciences CenterAngelo State University and Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center El Paso – and operating at more than a dozen academic sites and centers.  Headquartered in Lubbock, Texas, the TTU System has an annual operating budget of nearly $2 billion and approximately 19,000 employees focused on advancing higher education, health care, research and outreach. 

In 2015, the TTU System’s endowment exceeded $1.1 billion, total research expenditures were more than $215 million and total enrollment was approximately 50,000 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 health-related institution at the same location, the TTU System continues to prove that anything is possible.

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