TTU System Regents to Meet December 15-16
Regents will have a two-day meeting on the Texas Tech University campus in Lubbock.
December 13, 2016 | Contact Brett Ashworth
The Texas Tech University System Board of Regents will meet Thursday and Friday (December 15-16) 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 between the Student Union and Administration building.
Thursday, December 15
8:30 a.m. – Call to order; convene Meeting of the Board
- Joint Meeting of the TTU System Board of Regents, Executive Committee of the Texas Tech Foundation Board, Investment Advisory Committee, and the ASU Foundation Board
9:45 a.m. – Meeting of the Board of Trustees of the Carr Scholarship Foundation
10:15 a.m. – Audit Committee
10:55 a.m. – Facilities Committee
- Approve a project to construct the new Medical Sciences Building II, an $84.4 million project primarily supported through Tuition Revenue Bond funding, at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center El Paso
11:15 a.m. – Finance and Administration Committee
- Authorize the TTU System issuance of approximately $420 million in long-term bonds
11:50 a.m. – Academic, Clinical and Student Affairs Committee
- Approve the appointment of three new Grover E. Murray Professors, the highest faculty honor given by the university, at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center
12:15 p.m. – Lunch Break
1:00 p.m. – Executive Session
3:35 p.m. – Recess
Friday, December 16
8:30 a.m. – Call to order; reconvene Meeting of the Board
- Introductions and Recognitions
- Reports from Chancellor and Presidents
9:30 a.m. – Executive Session
11:30 a.m. – Adjournment
About the Texas Tech University System
Established in 1996, the Texas Tech University System is one of the top public university systems in the state of Texas and nation, consisting of four universities—Texas Tech University, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Angelo State University and Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center El Paso.
Headquartered in Lubbock, Texas, the Texas Tech University System is a $2 billion enterprise focused on advancing higher education, health care, research and outreach with approximately 20,000 employees, more than 50,000 students, nearly 325,000 alumni and an endowment over $1 billion.
In its short history, the Texas Tech University System has grown tremendously and is nationally acclaimed, operating on more than a dozen campuses statewide and internationally. Under the dynamic leadership of Chancellor Robert L. Duncan, the Texas Tech University System has set forth a bold vision of excellence, collaboration and innovation and continues to prove that from here, it’s possible.