The team made school history last summer, winning its first national championship at the College National Finals Rodeo.
Texas Tech University System officials continue the process of transitioning TTUHSC at El Paso to a free-standing institution
El Paso is home to the Paul L. Foster School of Medicine and the Gayle Greve Hunt School of Nursing, and the TTUHSC at El Paso is also home to a Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences.
This marks the second time that Texas Tech has not raised tuition and mandatory fees since December 2006.
The commencement speaker for Friday’s ceremonies will be Texas U.S. Senator Ted Cruz. Speaking at Saturday’s commencement ceremonies will be U.S. Representative Randy Neugebauer.
According to the Board of Regents agenda, this could be an option for students entering the universities in the fall semester of 2014.
Tech is one of two Big 12 schools with both its men’s and women’s teams appearing in the top-20.
The provost serves as the university’s chief academic officer.
Perlmutter replaces Jerry Hudson, who is retiring after 35 years at Texas Tech.
The Red Raiders moved up four spots to No. 14, and the Lady Raiders stayed at No. 17. The Lady Raiders have been in the top 20 for the entire season.