Three Professors at Texas Tech University recently received grants to further research. Sankar Chatterjee, Conrad Lyford, and Rich Rice were selected to receive Fulbright U.S. Scholar Grants for 2014-2015. The professors join approximately 800 other recipients to lecture and conduct research in 140 countries.
Texas Tech University has been named one of the greatest colleges to work for in the nation, according to the Chronicle of Higher Education
Jodey Arrington, vice chancellor for Research and Commercialization and former Chief of Staff to Chancellor Kent Hance, has announced that he will leave Tech for the private sector on July 3rd.
This comes as Tadlock led Tech, which is also his alma mater, to the College Baseball World Series for the first time in school history.
A press release from Texas Tech says that after the Board of Regents meets in executive session, the meeting will reopen and a motion will be made to officially hire Robert Duncan as chancellor of the Texas Tech System.
The Red Raiders' win comes after they managed to defeat the University of Miami on Monday afternoon, after losing to them earlier in the day.
The top-5 ranking is Tech’s third this season and their second in a row, after winning the Big 12 Conference Championships at the Fuller Track and Field Complex in Lubbock.
Tech was ranked second among Best Online Graduate Engineering Programs for Veterans by U.S. News and World Report.
Duncan was first elected to the Texas House of Representatives in 1992 and to the Texas Senate in 1996.
Gretchen Aucoin leads the Red Raiders, as she was named as a first team selection as a pitcher/utility player for the central region.