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.
The project was completed this week, and includes renovations to two existing buildings and the addition of a 3,900 square-foot storage facility.
The Red Raider track and field team earned its sixth-straight top-10 national ranking, as Tech will officially enter the Big 12 Championship ranked sixth.
Shanon Hays just completed his fifth season with the Red Raiders, where he accumulated a record of 186-96 during his tenure as head coach.
The Bowerman Trophy is the top individual achievement in collegiate track and field, annually honoring the top male and female athlete in the sport.