TTU System Regents to Meet May 15-16
May 14, 2014 | Written by Dailey Fuller
The Texas Tech University System Board of Regents will meet Thursday and Friday, May 15-16, in Lubbock, Texas. The meeting will be held on the Texas Tech University campus in the Matador Room (Room 227) in the Student Union Building, 15th St. and Akron Ave.
The agenda book, meeting materials and a link to the live webcast for the meeting are posted online. Parking for news media is available in the R07 lot in between the Student Union Building and Administration Building.
Provided below is an abbreviated board agenda with approximate times and some highlighted items.
Thursday, May 15
10 a.m. – Meeting of the Board
- Report from Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board Commissioner Raymund Paredes, Ph.D.
10:30 a.m. or TBD – Recess
10:30 a.m. – Meeting of the Board of Trustees of the Carr Scholarship Foundation
10:45 a.m. – Finance and Administration Committee
10:55 a.m. – Academic, Clinical and Student Affairs Committee
- Consideration of a Bachelor of Science degree with a major in civil engineering to be offered at Angelo State University
- Consideration of creating the Department of Teacher Education in the College of Education at Texas Tech University
- Consideration of emeritus appointments at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center
11:20 a.m. – Audit Committee
1:40 p.m. – Facilities Committee
- Consideration of a project to construct a new office building for the TTU System
2:45 p.m. or TBD – Meeting of the Board in open session
2:45 p.m. or TBD – Recess to executive session
5 p.m. – Meeting of the Board in open session, adjourn
Friday, May 16
8:30 a.m. – Meeting of the Board of Regents in open session
- Chancellor Kent Hance to introduce first students in Top Scholars program attending Texas Tech University who received perfect scores on the SAT and ACT
9:30 a.m. – Recess to executive session
12:30 p.m. – Meeting of the Board in open session, adjourn
About the Texas Tech University System
The Texas Tech University System is one of the top public university systems in the state of Texas, consisting of four component institutions and operating at 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 2013, the TTU System’s endowment passed $1 billion, total research expenditures were approximately $200 million and total enrollment exceeded 44,000 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 medical school at the same location, the TTU System continues to prove that anything is possible.