Friday, October 26, 2012
The Chancellor of the Texas Tech University System invites nominations and applications for the position of President of Texas Tech University.
The President is the chief executive officer of Texas Tech University and is responsible for the executive management of its operations. The President provides overall leadership in the planning and management of the academic, research, international, athletic, service, fiscal, administrative, operational and auxiliary enterprise mission of Texas Tech.
The President is appointed by the Chancellor (the chief executive officer of the Texas Tech University System), with the prior approval of the Board of Regents of the System ("Board"). The President reports directly to the Chancellor, and the performance of the President is evaluated annually by the Chancellor, with a report of the evaluation provided to the Board for concurrence or modification.
Inquiries, applications and nominations may be submitted electronically in total confidence. The 17-member search committee is chaired by Texas Tech University System Board of Regents Chair Jerry E. Turner of Blanco, TX.
Review of applications will begin immediately, with applications accepted until the position is filled, but applications should be submitted no later than November 21, 2012 in order to assure full consideration by the Search Committee. Application materials (to include a letter of interest, a curriculum vitae, and the names, addresses, telephone numbers and email addresses of five references, who will not be contacted without permission) must be electronically submitted (in MS Word or PDF format) to PresTTU@agbsearch.com.