Dr. Lawrence Schovanec was announced as Interim President Aug. 10, 2012.
"I am humbled by the opportunity to serve Texas Tech as Interim President. Because of the contributions of the faculty, students and staff and the administrative leadership of the university, we enjoy substantial momentum in the crucial areas of enrollment growth, student success, faculty productivity and scholarship, and research funding. As evidence of our progress, Tech now receives a share of the state's National Research University Fund. Working with all university stakeholders, and utilizing our Strategic Plan and business model, my objective as Interim President is to enhance Texas Tech's position as a great public research university."
Dr. Lawrence Schovanec
Interim President, Texas Tech University