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Texas Tech University System Board of Regents Chairman Resigns

October 4, 2018 | Contact: Brett Ashworth

Texas Tech University System Board of Regents Chairman L. Frederick “Rick” Francis announced his resignation as the board chair Thursday at a regular scheduled board meeting at the TTU System Administration Building.

A nominating committee will be formed among the board to select a new chair and vice chair at the next meeting of the Board of Regents.

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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 UniversityTexas Tech University Health Sciences CenterAngelo State University and Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center El Paso

Headquartered in Lubbock, Texas, the TTU System is a $2 billion enterprise focused on advancing higher education, health care, research and outreach with approximately 20,000 employees, nearly 53,000 students, more than 335,000 alumni and an endowment over $1.2 billion.

In its short history, the TTU System has grown tremendously and is nationally acclaimed, operating on 17 campuses statewide and internationally. The TTU System has set forth a bold vision of excellence, collaboration and innovation and continues to prove that from here, it’s possible.