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August 27, 2014
Texas Tech was recently designated as an Innovation and Economic Prosperity university. The title was granted by the Association of Public and Land Grant Universities. Tech is one of fourteen out of 41 applicants to be selected. President Duane Nellis said the application process was lengthy. He said administrators reached out to alum, faculty, staff and students to get feedback on ways to accelerate their efforts in economic development.
August 26, 2014
Texas Tech President Duane Nellis and his wife, Ruthie, along with other Tech administrators, will meet with community officials at a reception at 3:30 p.m. Wednesday at the McKenzie-Merket Alumni Center. The reception will honor the university’s designation as an Innovation and Economic Prosperity University, awarded earlier this summer by the Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities.