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Robert L. Duncan

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Chancellor

Robert L. Duncan

Robert L. Duncan became the fourth chancellor of the Texas Tech University System on July 7, 2014.

As chancellor, Duncan is the chief executive officer of all campuses and academic sites of the Texas Tech University System's four component institutions - Texas Tech University, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Angelo State University and Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center at El Paso. He is focused on providing each university with the resources needed to ensure the academic achievement of all students enrolled in the system institutions. As part of his leadership, the chancellor also works in both Austin and Washington, D.C. to increase funding for all institutions.

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Lawrence Schovanec

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President

M. Duane Nellis

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. Independent studies now show the university boosts Idaho's economy by more than $1 billion each year, in part due to Nellis' Vision 2020 goals that seek to provide a sustainable economic base for the university by 2020.

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Robert Smith

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Provost and Senior Vice President

Lawrence Schovanec

Lawrence Schovanec was named Provost and Senior Vice President at Texas Tech University on Dec. 22.

He had served as interim provost since June 15, 2013, and previously as interim president of Texas Tech University since August 10, 2012. He also served as the dean of the College of Arts & Sciences, and chair of the Department of Mathematics & Statistics.

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Vice President for Research

Robert Duncan

Robert Duncan joined Texas Tech University (TTU) as the Vice President for Research in January 2014.

Prior to accepting this position, he served as the Vice Chancellor for Research at the University of Missouri. He supervises TTU's research administration and its major research facilities, including multiple interdisciplinary research centers, and associated economic development and technology licensing and incubation efforts.

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Juan Sanchez Munoz

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Senior Vice President of Institutional Diversity, Equity and Community Engagement

Juan Sanchez Munoz

Juan Sanchez Munoz has been named vice president of institutional diversity, equity and community engagement, a new position created to build upon work already underway at the university.

Munoz joined Texas Tech in 2004. He has served as special assistant to the president for institutional diversity and associate vice provost for faculty affairs. As an associate professor in the department of curriculum & instruction, he also serves as director of the Center for Research in Leadership and Education and program coordinator for bilingual education and diversity studies in the College of Education. Munoz earned a bachelor’s degree in psychology from the University of California, Santa Barbara, a master’s degree from California State University, Los Angeles and his doctoral degree from UCLA.

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