Texas Tech Names New Provost

President Guy Bailey announced that Robert Smith has been named provost and senior vice president.

Smith comes to Texas Tech from the University of Arkansas where he is provost and vice chancellor for academic affairs emeritus and professor of chemistry. [more]

John McCain

McCain Addresses Texas Tech Graduates

Texas Tech University awarded diplomas to 2,504 students during fall graduation exercises Dec. 12 and 13.

Commencement speakers were former presidential candidate Sen. John McCain and Chancellor Kent Hance. [more]

Ginger Kerrick

Alumna Considers Space Career a Mission Accomplished

Ginger Kerrick stands at NASA helm as lead station flight director. [more]

When the Buzzer Sounds...It's Time to Play

The Court Jesters basketball pep band creates thrilling atmosphere through spirited sounds. [more]

Red Raider Wallpaper

Show your Red Raider pride on your desktop.

We will be selecting a new shot of our beautiful campus each month, courtesy of university photographers Artie Limmer and Joey Hernandez. [more]

Bell Tower by Ryan Pharis

Campus Connection

SACS Rescinds Texas Tech Probation

Texas Tech continues to be fully accredited with SACS-COC as it was throughout the probationary period. [more]

Texas Tech Colleges Garner $3 Million from Greater Texas Foundation

Middle School Math and Science master’s program gets a jump start from funding. [more]

Two Professors Receive Fulbright Grants

Physics professor Arfin Lodhi and Museum curator Peter Briggs chosen for their outstanding academic and professional achievements. [more]

Ranch Horse Team Takes National Honors

Individuals garnered multiple awards at the American Stock Horse Association National Championship. [more]

Texas Tech and SPC Receive Education Partnership Award

The partnership between the institutions creates a smooth transition for education students seeking a four-year degree. [more]

Super Saturdays Early Bird Registration Now Available

From cooking to crime solving, Super Saturdays offers students a variety of exciting learning opportunities. [more]

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Don't forget, check the online news center for current Texas Tech news! [more]

Athletic News

Texas Tech Sets a Bowlful of Records

Cotton Bowl Classic ends notable season for Red Raider football. [more]

Leach Picks Up Second National Honor

Texas Tech Football

The Touchdown Club of Columbus names Crabtree the Paul Warfield Award winner. [more]

Leach Named Munger Coach of the Year

Ninth-year head coach led Texas Tech to 11-1 regular season, best in school history. [more]

Crabtree, Reed Pick Up Honors at ESPN Show

Texas Tech wide receiver claims second Biletnikoff Award; both players named All-Americans. [more]

Graham Harrell Wins Johnny Unitas Golden Arm Award

Senior quarterback becomes Texas Tech's first recipient of this prestigious award. [more]

Kipyego Wins Honda Award for Third Time

Three may be a lucky number for Texas Tech senior Sally Kipyego as she was named for the third-straight time the Honda Award winner as the top woman in cross country. [more]

University Press News

From Guns to Gavels: How Justice Grew Up in the Outlaw West

Even lawmen get on the naughty list sometimes. Texas author’s new book traces the tales of the bad old days on the frontier. [more]

Alumni News

Texas Tech Alumni Association is Building on Tradition

The expansion of the Merket Alumni Center will include three additional banquet rooms, a Grand Ballroom, serving kitchen with storage, a circulation, staging and planning office, a bride’s room and new restrooms. [more]

Insurance Plans to Fit Your Life

Alumni Association offers health and life insurance programs. [more]

Get Your Red Raider MasterCard

Support Texas Tech without spending an extra dollar. Every time you buy groceries or fill up your gas tank you can support your alma mater by using the Chase Red Raider MasterCard.

Each time you use your Flexible Rewards card you'll earn rewards points and make a contribution to your school, at no additional expense to you. [more]