TTU System Regents to Meet Dec. 11-12
Regents will have a two-day meeting on the Texas Tech campus in Lubbock, including a joint meeting with the Executive Committee of the Texas Tech Foundation Board, the ASU Foundation and the Investment Advisory Committee.
Dec. 9, 2014 | Written by Jaryn Kilmer
The Texas Tech University System Board of Regents will meet Thursday and Friday (Dec. 11-12) 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. Parking for news media is available in the R07 lot in between the Student Union Building and Administration Building.
Thursday, Dec. 11
9:00 a.m. – Call to order; Meeting of the Board
- Joint meeting with the Executive Committee of the Texas Tech Foundation Board, the ASU Foundation and the Investment Advisory Committee (Red Raider Lounge, Room 119).
10:45 a.m. – Facilities Committee
- Consider amendments to Regents' Rules that would establish a system-wide policy on the sale or service of alcoholic beverages at any facility owned, used or occupied by a TTU System institution.
11:55 a.m. – Finance and Administration Committee
1:00 p.m. – Academic, Clinical and Student Affairs Committee
- Approve offering 2+2 programs with Collin College on its academic campuses that would offer courses to fulfill the third- and fourth-year requirements and ensure graduation with a Texas Tech University degree.
1:45 p.m. – Audit Committee
2:20 p.m. – Call to order, Meeting of the Board
2:20 p.m. – Executive Session
Following executive session, the Board will convene into open session and adjourn no later than approximately 5 p.m.
Friday, Dec. 12
8:30 a.m. – Call to order; Meeting of the Board
10:15 a.m. – Executive Session
11:00 a.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 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.