President's Welcome

All of us who are currently members of the Texas Tech family wish to extend to you a cordial invitation to join us on our beautiful campus in Lubbock, Texas. An exciting and rewarding educational experience awaits you.

Texas Tech has long been able to boast of its outstanding faculty, many of whom are world-renowned scholars. We take great pride in our recruiting efforts. Among our students are some of the country's highest academic achievers.

Texas Tech is a fully accredited institution with a wonderful complement of degree offerings and research initiatives. Degree programs are available at the baccalaureate, master's, doctoral, and professional levels.

If you have already chosen to attend Texas Tech to continue your education, then you are to be congratulated for your judgment and insight. If you are still considering Texas Tech, then I encourage you to look more closely at our program offerings and other information contained in this catalog. New students at Texas Tech should take the time to read the policies and regulations published herein and should keep the catalog as a ready reference for the future. It is designed to alert you to the common difficulties students encounter as well as to introduce you to many special services and opportunities Texas Tech has to offer.

The faculty, staff, students, alumni, and administration of Texas Tech share a common bond. In recent years we have seen our University emerge from its former stature as a reputable good quality institution into one of the finest universities in the country. We invite you to become a part of our growing family at the "Home of Champions."


Donald R. Haragan


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