Texas Tech University
Kent Hance became the third chancellor of the Texas Tech University System on December 1, 2006. As chancellor, Hance is the chief executive officer of the 12 campuses of Texas Tech University, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center and Angelo State University. He is focusing his energies on continuing the quality growth, enhancing the research in areas of excellence and accentuating the programs and opportunities that prepare students for success in life.
M. Duane Nellis was named as the 16th president of Texas Tech University on March 22, 2013. He will begin his term in June 2013. Nellis comes to Texas Tech from the University of Idaho, where he began serving as president in July 2009. There, he was instrumental in producing record student enrollments, gaining national recognition of the university research mission with dramatic funding increases, and extending university programs to benefit the people of the state educationally and economically.
Red Raiders Earn Eighth Straight National Ranking
Texas Tech will hold its annual Spring Football Game on Saturday, April 12 at Jones AT&T Stadium in Lubbock.
Track and Field
The Texas Tech men's track and field team made its season debut in the top-10 today.
The Texas Tech volleyball team continued its successful spring by sweeping its home tournament on Saturday with four victories at the United Spirit Arena.
Tech Evens Series With 6-5 Victory Over Texas
Raider Red is one of the mascots of Texas Tech University. The main mascot is The Masked Rider who rides a live horse. Raider Red is used at events where The Masked Rider is not allowed or would not be appropriate.