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TTU System Regents to Meet August 11-12


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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 9, 2016 | Contact Dailey Fuller

The Texas Tech University System Board of Regents will meet Thursday and Friday (August 11-12) in Lubbock. The meeting will take place on the Texas Tech University campus in the Ballroom (Room 118) of the Student Union (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 and Administration building. 

Thursday, August 11 

9:45 a.m. – Contract Signing for Texas Tech University Costa Rica 

10:05 a.m. – Call to order; convene Meeting of the Board

10:10 a.m. – Finance and Administration Committee

11:10 a.m. – Academic, Clinical and Student Affairs Committee

11:20 a.m. – Audit Committee

11:55 a.m. – Facilities Committee

12:30 p.m. – Lunch 

1:15 p.m. – Executive Session 

4:35 p.m. – Recess 

Friday, August 12 

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

10:15 a.m. – Executive 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 UniversityTexas Tech University Health Sciences CenterAngelo State University and Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center El Paso – and operating at more than a dozen academic sites and centers.  Headquartered in Lubbock, Texas, the Texas Tech University System has an annual operating budget of nearly $2 billion and approximately 19,000 employees focused on advancing higher education, health care, research and outreach.  

In 2015, the Texas Tech University System’s endowment exceeded $1.1 billion, total research expenditures were more than $215 million and total enrollment was approximately 50,000 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 Texas Tech University System continues to prove that anything is possible.