TTU System Regents to Meet August 11-12
Regents will have a two-day meeting on the Texas Tech University campus in Lubbock.
August 9, 2016 | Contact Dailey Fuller
The Texas Tech University System Board of Regents will meet Thursday and Friday (August 11-12) in Lubbock. The meeting will take place on the Texas Tech University campus in the Ballroom (Room 118) of the Student Union (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. Parking for news media is available in the R07 lot in between the Student Union and Administration building.
Thursday, August 11
9:45 a.m. – Contract Signing for Texas Tech University Costa Rica
10:05 a.m. – Call to order; convene Meeting of the Board
- Ceremonial swearing-in of new Student Regent Jeremy Stewart
10:10 a.m. – Finance and Administration Committee
- Approve FY 2017 operating budgets for the Texas Tech University System Administration, Texas Tech University, Angelo State University, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center and Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center El Paso
11:10 a.m. – Academic, Clinical and Student Affairs Committee
- Approve a Master of Science degree in Finance in the Rawls College of Business at Texas Tech University
11:20 a.m. – Audit Committee
11:55 a.m. – Facilities Committee
- Approve a project to construct the new Archer College of Health and Human Services at Angelo State University
- Approve a project to construct the Experimental Sciences Building II at Texas Tech University
- Approve a project to construct the new Permian Basin Academic Facility on the Odessa campus at the Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center
12:30 p.m. – Lunch
1:15 p.m. – Executive Session
4:35 p.m. – Recess
Friday, August 12
8:30 a.m. – Call to order; reconvene Meeting of the Board
- Introductions and Recognitions
- Reports from Chancellor and Presidents
10:15 a.m. – Executive Session
12:00 p.m. – Adjournment
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 University, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Angelo 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 Texas Tech University 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 Texas Tech University 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 Texas Tech University System continues to prove that anything is possible.