Ruthie Nellis

Ruthie Nellis Named Chair of APLU Council

Texas Tech President’s wife is chairwoman of the Council of Presidents’ and Chancellors’ Spouses/Partners.

Ruthie Nellis, wife of Texas Tech University President M. Duane Nellis, has been named chairwoman of the Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities’ (APLU) Council of Presidents’ & Chancellors’ Spouses/Partners.

The council is composed of the spouses of chief executive officers at member institutions. It facilitates communication among spouses, promotes public affairs programs and projects and provides a source of advice and counsel to spouses on issues of common concern, particularly through programs at the APLU annual meeting. As chairwoman of this council, Nellis also is a member of the APLU Board of Directors.