Texas Tech University

Deans

 

Michael Galyean

Michael Galyean, Ph.D.

College of Agricultural Sciences & Natural Resources

Dr. Michael Galyean became the interim dean of the College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources on July 1, 2011. Galyean is a Horn professor and Thornton Distinguished Chair in beef cattle nutrition and management in Texas Tech's Department of Animal and Food Sciences. He joined the faculty at Texas Tech in 1998 and was chairman of the Animal Care and Use Committee from 2002 to 2006... more»

Andrew Vernooy

Andrew Vernooy, AIA

College of Architecture

Andrew has a Bachelor of Science in Engineering from Princeton (1970), a Master of Architecture (1978) and a Master of Science in Engineering (1990) from the University of Texas, and a Master of Design Studies from Harvard (1991). Andrew is also a principle in the architecture and urban design firm of Sinclair Black & Andrew Vernooy... more»


W. Brent Lindquist

W. Brent Lindquist

College of Arts & Sciences

Dr. Lindquist began his role as Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences in July 2014. Lindquist was the deputy provost at Stony Brook University, an Association of American Universities institution and Carnegie-Classified very high research university. Prior to his appointment as deputy provost, Lindquist served as chair of the Department of Applied Mathematics and Statistics... more»

Lance Nail

Lance Nail, Ph.D., CFA

Rawls College of Business

Lance Nail, Ph.D., CFA, is dean and professor of finance at the Jerry S. Rawls College of Business. Prior to joining Texas Tech, Nail served as dean of the College of Business at the University of Southern Mississippi... more»


Scott Ridley, Ph.D.

Scott Ridley, Ph.D.

College of Education

Dr. Scott Ridley was appointed dean of the College of Education June 1, 2011. Ridley came to Texas Tech after 20 years in the Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College at Arizona State University (ASU). As an associate professor of educational psychology, he taught courses and published research on learning and motivation theory, action research and classroom assessment... more»

Albert Sacco Jr.

Albert Sacco Jr., Ph.D.

Edward E. Whitacre Jr. College of Engineering

Albert Sacco Jr. is dean of the Edward E. Whitacre Jr. College of Engineering at Texas Tech University in Lubbock, Texas. Before coming to Texas Tech, he was the George A. Snell Distinguished Professor of Engineering and the director of the Center for Advanced Microgravity Materials Processing at Northeastern University... more»


Mark Sheridan, Ph.D.

Mark Sheridan, Ph.D.

Graduate School

Dr. Mark Sheridan serves as Dean of the Graduate School and as Vice Provost for Graduate Affairs... more»

Michael San Francisco

Michael San Francisco, Ph.D.

Honors College

Dr. Michael San Francisco serves as Dean of the Honors College. Also, he is a professor in the Department of Biological Sciences and a special adviser to the Vice President for Research... more»


Linda Hoover

Linda C. Hoover, Ph.D.

College of Human Sciences

Linda Hoover was appointed dean of the College of Human Sciences at Texas Tech University on January 1, 2003. Dean Hoover has been a faculty member in the college of Human Sciences since 1990 and currently is a Professor in the Department of Nutrition, Hospitality, and Retailing. In 2001, the university awarded her the President's Academic Achievement Award in recognition of her accomplishments... more»

Darby Dickerson

Darby Dickerson, J.D.

School of Law

University administrators appointed Darby Dickerson as School of Law Dean July 29, 2011. She also holds the position of W. Frank Newton Endowed Professorship. Before coming to Texas Tech, Dickerson was at Stetson University College of Law in Florida, where she joined the faculty in 1995 as an assistant professor and moved through the ranks to assume the deanship in 2004. Dickerson teaches or has taught alternative dispute resolution, legal research and writing, federal pretrial practice, litigation ethics and torts... more»


Donald Dyal

Donald H. Dyal, Ph.D.

Libraries

Don Dyal joined the Texas Tech University Libraries’ faculty in 2001, after a career of twenty-eight years at Texas A&M University, College Station, culminating in the position of Director of the Cushing Library. Dr. Dyal was the Mavis P. Kelsey Professor of Librarianship, and is the author of over eighty publications, including six books. He has consulted in library buildings—processes and programs, rare books... more»

David Perlmutter

David Perlmutter, Ph.D.

College of Media & Communication

David Perlmutter was appointed Dean of the College of Media & Communication on July 1, 2013. Before coming to Texas Tech, Perlmutter was the director of the School of Journalism & Mass Communication in the College of Arts & Sciences at the University of Iowa since 2009... more»


Carol Edwards

Carol Edwards, Ph.D.

College of Visual & Performing Arts

Carol Edwards has been the Dean for the College of Visual and Performing Arts at Texas Tech University since 2007. Previously, she served as Dean of Western Washington University's College of Fine and Performing Arts. She earned her doctorate in art education from Florida State University, a master's degree from the University of Alabama... more»