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Chancellor, President to Announce Distinguished Faculty Award Winners

The Chancellor’s Council Distinguished Teaching and Research Awards are the most prestigious honors granted to faculty members throughout the Texas Tech University System.

January 23, 2018 | Contact: Scott Lacefield

WHAT:          Announcement of the annual Chancellor’s Council Distinguished Teaching and Research Awards at Texas Tech University

WHEN:          10 a.m., Thursday (Jan. 25)

WHERE:        McKenzie-Merket Alumni Center, Texas Tech University, 2521 17th St.                   

EVENT:         Texas Tech University System Chancellor Robert Duncan and Texas Tech President Lawrence Schovanec will present the annual Chancellor’s Council Distinguished Teaching and Research Awards to seven faculty members at Texas Tech University.

Distinguished Teaching Awards

Distinguished Research Awards

The Chancellor’s Council helps advance the important work of the TTU System and its four component institutions – Texas Tech University, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Angelo State University and Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center El Paso.

The Chancellor’s Council was created in 1967 as the President’s Council to recognize donors who helped Texas Tech accomplish its highest goals. The program was renamed and expanded in 1996 with the establishment of the TTU System. Today, the Chancellor’s Council plays a vital role in creating opportunities for all four universities. The council supports student scholarships, faculty awards and top scholar recruitment.

Award recipients each receive a $5,000 stipend and an engraved medallion.

About the Texas Tech University System 

Established in 1996, the Texas Tech University System is one of the top public university systems in the state of Texas and nation, consisting of four universities—Texas Tech UniversityTexas Tech University Health Sciences CenterAngelo State University and Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center El Paso.

Headquartered in Lubbock, Texas, the TTU System is a $2 billion enterprise focused on advancing higher education, health care, research and outreach with approximately 20,000 employees, nearly 53,000 students, more than 330,000 alumni and an endowment over $1.2 billion.

In its short history, the TTU System has grown tremendously and is nationally acclaimed, operating on 17 campuses statewide and internationally. Under the dynamic leadership of Chancellor Robert Duncan, the TTU System has set forth a bold vision of excellence, collaboration and innovation and continues to prove that from here, it’s possible.

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