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Statement from Chancellor Duncan regarding U.S. Rep. Randy Neugebauer

September 17, 2014 | Contact Doug Hensley

Statement from Robert L. Duncan, Chancellor, Texas Tech University System

Texas Tech University System Chancellor Robert L. Duncan thanked U.S. Rep. Randy Neugebauer for his service Thursday after Neugebauer announced his decision not to seek an eighth term in 2016.

“Randy has been a good friend to me and a good friend to the Texas Tech University System. He has worked diligently to represent the interests of West Texas, and we thank him for his years of dedicated public service to this region and our country.”

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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 UniversityTexas Tech University Health Sciences CenterAngelo State University and Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center El Paso—and operating at more than a dozen sites and centers.  Headquartered in Lubbock, Texas, the TTU System has an annual operating budget of $1.9 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.