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Office of the Chancellor Emeritus 
Texas Tech University System 

Student Union Building, Room 210
Box 4226
Lubbock, TX 79409

Phone: 806.742.3702

Fax: 806.742.3703 

8 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. Central, Monday - Friday

Seminar Class

Professional & Personal Leadership: 
Practical Tools for Success
IS 4100, Section 001
Monday, 1:00 - 1:50 p.m.

Kent Hance, chancellor emeritus, leads a section of a 4000 level, interdisciplinary seminar each semester. This one-hour class is designed for upper-level college students from all disciplines to give them the tools they need to succeed in the workplace and beyond. Drawing on his extensive life experiences and those of notable guest speakers, Hance covers a wide-array of practical topics that include:

In this one-credit-hour, pass/fail course, you will have the invaluable opportunity to hear from and interact with Hance as well as experts from the professional world. Past guests include former General Motors Chairman and CEO and AT&T Chairman of the Board and CEO Ed Whitacre, former FDIC Chairman Don Powell, President and CEO of the Belo Corporation Dunia Shive, vice president at Southwest Airlines Linda Rutherford, Texas Tech Head Coaches Kliff Kingsbury and Tubby Smith, and many others.

Enroll today and take another step toward a successful future by gaining first-hand knowledge from some of our nation’s most accomplished leaders! Select “IS 4100: Section 001 (CRN 19573)” to register for the course.

Student Testimonials 

The things you learn in the Chancellor’s class aren’t things you learn in a normal classroom. You can’t beat learning from someone like the Chancellor about what it takes to be successful in life. I highly recommend taking his class!

Sarah Saunders, Political Science and Global Affairs, Lubbock, Texas


Taking the Chancellor’s class was undoubtedly one of the best decisions I made at Tech. The great thing about it is that he teaches you how to succeed in all facets of life, regardless of what your goals and dreams may be.

Paden Behrens, Business Management, Brady, Texas