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TTU System Regents to Meet August 6-7

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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.

Regents will have a two-day meeting on the Texas Tech University campus in Lubbock. 

August 4, 2015 | Contact Doug Hensley

The Texas Tech University System Board of Regents will meet Thursday and Friday (August 6-7) in Lubbock. The meeting will take place in the Ballroom (Room 118) 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, August 6

9:55 a.m. – Swearing-in of newly appointed student regent Victoria Messer

10:00 a.m. – Call to Order; Meeting of the Board

10:05 a.m. – Executive Session

11:15 a.m. – Meeting of the Board of Trustees of the Carr Scholarship Foundation

12:00 p.m. – Audit Committee

1:30 p.m. – Facilities Committee

3:00 p.m. – Finance and Administration Committee

3:45 p.m. – Academic, Clinical and Student Affairs Committee

Following the adjournment of the Academic, Clinical and Student Affairs Committee, the Board will recess no later than approximately 5 p.m.

Friday, August 7

8:30 a.m. – Call to order; Meeting of the Board

9:30 a.m. – Executive Session

11:55 a.m. – Meeting of the Board - Open 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 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 exceeded $1 billion, total research expenditures were approximately $215 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 health-related institution at the same location, the TTU System continues to prove that anything is possible.