Texas Tech University

Letters & Memos

2021

July 26, 2021: Big 12 Conference Update

July 19, 2021: COVID-19 Vaccination Recommendations

July 1, 2021: Provost Transition

June 29, 2021: President's Leadership Institute

June 10, 2021: Salary Merit, Equity and Compression Adjustments

May 28, 2021: Committee to Review OP 70.06 Employee Working Hours

May 19, 2021: Update on Campus COVID-19 Protocols

May 10, 2021: Provost Announcement

April 20, 2021: Phase I Transition

April 8, 2021: FY 2022 Budget: Merit, Equity, Compression and Minimum Wage

April 1, 2021: Reminder: Great Colleges to Work For Survey

March 31, 2021: Provost and Senior Vice President Candidate Presentations

March 26, 2021: Provost and Senior Vice President Search - Candidate #3

March 24, 2021: Provost and Senior Vice President Search – Candidate Presentations

March 24, 2021: In Support of our Asian American and Pacific Islander Community

March 18, 2021: Plans for Fall 2021, Memo to Students

March 18, 2021: Plans for Fall 2021, Memo to Faculty and Staff

March 16, 2021: Texas Tech University President's Annual Report

March 12, 2021: May Commencement Ceremonies

March 12, 2021: In-Person Commencement Ceremonies for the Class of 2020

March 12, 2021: May 2021 Commencement

March 11, 2021: Vaccine Clinic Partnerships

March 11, 2021: Great College to Work For Survey

March 5, 2021: Campus Safety Protocols Update

March 3, 2021: Update on Today's Vaccine Announcement from DSHS

February 26, 2021: Thank You

February 25, 2021: Reminder: 2021 Presidential Leadership and Globally Engaged Scholarship Nominations

February 8, 2021: 2020 Distinguished Staff Award Recipients

February 8, 2021: 2021 Presidential Leadership and Globally Engaged Scholarship Nominations

January 27, 2021: Promotion of Noel Sloan to Senior Vice President

January 25, 2021: President's Select Applications and Selection – Spring & Fall 2021

January 20, 2021: Video: Welcome Back

January 13, 2021: Update on Vaccine Distribution Process

January 12, 2021: Spring Semester Announcements

January 4, 2021: COVID-19 Vaccine

2020

December 18, 2020: Happy Holidays from Raiderland

December 11, 2020: Annual Security Report

December 11, 2020: Presidential Departmental Excellence in Safety Award

November 23, 2020: SECC Update: Only Three Days Remaining

November 20, 2020: Holiday One-Time Payment

November 19, 2020: Presidents' Innovation Award

November 18, 2020: November Update on Events and Gatherings

November 6, 2020: Flu Vaccinations & COVID-19 Testing

November 4, 2020: SECC: There is still time to give!

October 30, 2020: Provost Search Announcement

October 26, 2020: Still Time to Give!

October 23, 2020: Changes to the Spring 2021 Academic Calendar

October 21, 2020: December 2020 Commencement

October 13, 2020: Changes Following the Thanksgiving Break

October 7, 2020: Please Join Us Virtually – Dairy Barn Ribbon-Cutting – Friday, October 16, 2020 – 8:30 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.

September 16, 2020: Parents: COVID-19 Student Resources

September 16, 2020: Students: COVID-19 Student Resources

September 14, 2020: George Floyd and Timothy Cole Memorial Scholarship Fund

September 9, 2020: State Employee Charitable Campaign

September 8, 2020: Faculty & Staff Update

September 3, 2020: Campus COVID-19 Update

September 1, 2020: Instructional Responsibilities to Student-Athletes

August 24, 2020: Fall 2020 Welcome

August 18, 2020: Screening Platform Memo

August 14, 2020: Staff Town Hall

August 8, 2020: Texas Tech University's August 2020 Virtual Commencement Ceremonies

August 6, 2020: Texas Tech Commitment: Health & Safety

August 5, 2020: Virtual Commencement Ceremony

August 5, 2020: Update on Student Fees

August 1, 2020: COVID-19 Testing Pre-Registration

July 31, 2020: Free, Non-Mandatory COVID-19 Testing Details

July 31, 2020: COVID-19 Testing Update

July 29, 2020: Texas Tech Commitment: Dining

July 29, 2020: New Outdoor Classroom and Study Spaces

July 22, 2020: Texas Tech Commitment: Transportation

July 22, 2020: Campus Reopening Plans

July 15, 2020: Texas Tech Commitment: Sanitization

July 8, 2020: Texas Tech Commitment: Campus Life

July 8, 2020: SEVP Guidance for International Students

July 1, 2020: Texas Tech Commitment: Academic Instruction

June 24, 2020: Texas Tech Commitment: On-Campus Living

June 24, 2020: Facial Covering Policy

June 18, 2020: Commemoration of Juneteenth

June 17, 2020: Texas Tech Commitment: Student Recreation Center

June 15, 2020: Update on August Commencement

June 10, 2020: Texas Tech Commitment, A Message to Students

June 10, 2020: Texas Tech Commitment

May 30, 2020: Message from President Lawrence Schovanec

May 27, 2020: 2019 Texas Tech University President's Report

May 23, 2020: Texas Tech University's May 2020 Virtual Commencement Ceremonies

May 20, 2020: Virtual Commencement Ceremony Information

May 19, 2020: Update on Summer II and August Intersession Courses

May 11, 2020: Remembering the 1970 Lubbock Tornado

April 29, 2020: Update on Campus Reopening

April 28, 2020: CARES Act Emergency Grants

April 10, 2020: Financial Incentives for Summer Session I Online and Expanded Red Raider Guarantee

April 08, 2020: Grading Options for Spring 2020

April 06, 2020: A COVID-19 Update from the President

March 30, 2020: Jamie Hansard Appointment Announcement

March 27, 2020: Update on Housing and Dining Refunds

March 27, 2020: A Message from Texas Tech President Lawrence Schovanec (Video)

March 26, 2020: Hiring Review Committee

March 24, 2020: Move to Phase IV

March 23, 2020: Academic Affairs FAQ

March 19, 2020: May Commencement Update

March 18, 2020: Community Update on Coronavirus (COVID-19)

March 17, 2020: Additional Measures to Mitigate the Ongoing Risks to Public Health

March 17, 2020: Modified Work Policy and Forms

March 16, 2020: Update: Modified Work Policy

March 15, 2020: Modified Work Policy

March 13, 2020: Housing, Dining and Auxiliary Services

March 12, 2020: How to Help Bring Red Raiders Home

March 12, 2020: Coronavirus (COVID-19) FAQ

March 12, 2020: Coronavirus Update: Class Cancellation

March 11, 2020: Coronavirus (COVID-19) Resources and Frequently Asked Questions

March 10, 2020: The Great Colleges to Work For 2020 Faculty/Staff Survey

March 9, 2020: Coronavirus-Related Travel and Study Abroad Updates

March 9, 2020: Reminder: Please join us for a Campus Community Update on Student Culture

March 2, 2020: Coronavirus Update

February 26, 2020: Texas Tech University 2019 Year in Review

February 24, 2020: Reminder: Nominations Open for Presidential Leadership and Globally Engaged Scholarships

February 12, 2020: Facilities Projects

February 11, 2020: Nominations Open for Presidential Leadership and Globally Engaged Scholarships

February 6, 2020: TTU Employee Day – Lady Raider Basketball

January 24, 2020: BSA Meeting Follow-Up Message (Video)

January 23, 2020: President Letter to the Campus Community

January 22, 2020: President's Select Applications and Selection - Spring 2020

January 21, 2020: Clery Training Invitation

January 13, 2020: Chancellor Emeritus Kent Hance Leadership Class

January 7, 2020: Racist Video Incident

2019

December 19, 2019: New Sexual Misconduct Policy and Complaint Procedure

December 18, 2019: Season's Greetings from Texas Tech University

December 13, 2019: Sustainability Efforts

December 6, 2019: President's Departmental Safety Award Submission Process

December 5, 2019: Operations Division - Custodial, Team Cleaning and Cleaning Schedules

November 20, 2019: Summer Enrollment Growth

November 18, 2019: TTU Prior Year Research Accomplishments and Goals for Future Research Activity

October 25, 2019: Dallas Tornado

October 21, 2019: Chief Marketing and Communication Officer

October 8, 2019: Texas Tech Employee Appreciation Day

October 1, 2019: Annual Clery Report

September 25, 2019: President's Departmental Safety Award

September 23, 2019: Presidents' Innovation Award

September 17, 2019: Update: Town Hall Live Stream

September 16, 2019: 2019 Enrollment and Student Success

September 13, 2019: State Employee Charitable Campaign

September 13, 2019: Chief Marketing and Communications Officer Candidate Presentations

September 9, 2019: President's Leadership Institute – Application Deadline Extended

September 6, 2019: President's Select Applications and Selection – Fall 2019

August 30, 2019: Instructional Responsibilities to Student-Athletes

August 26, 2019: Town Halls

August 19, 2019: Academic Sciences Building

August 12, 2019: President's Leadership Institute

August 12, 2019: FY2020 Budget and Investments

July 25, 2019: Chief Marketing and Communications Officer

June 27, 2019: 86th Texas Legislative Session

May 28, 2019: FY 2020 Budget Merit Pool, Minimum Wage, and Retirement Contributions

May 20, 2019: FY 2020 Budget - Merit Pool, Faculty Equity Pool, and Spousal Accommodation Pool

April 15, 2019: 2018 Texas Tech University President's Report

April 8, 2019: Security Preparations

April 7, 2019: Class Cancellations

April 2, 2019: DEADLINE APPROACHING: Great Colleges to Work For Survey

March 27, 2019: FY2020 – Summer Budgets

March 22, 2019: University Admissions Process

March 14, 2019: REMINDER, Presidential Leadership and Globally Engaged Scholarship Nominations Due by 11:59 p.m. March 15, 2019

March 12, 2019: Great Colleges to Work For Survey

March 11, 2019: Support Services and Resources

March 7, 2019: OP 32.35: Modified Instructional Duties Policy

March 6, 2019: Nominations Open for Presidential Leadership and Globally Engaged Scholarships

March 4, 2019: Office Hours With the President

February 22, 2019: Centennial Celebration Planning

February 21, 2019: COACHE Survey of Faculty Job Satisfaction

February 11, 2019:  Helping Our Faculty Succeed through Participation in the COACHE Survey

February 4, 2019: Rescheduled: Office Hours With The President

January 31, 2019:  Equity Adjustments

January 7, 2019: Texas Tech University 2018 Year in Review

2018

December 19, 2018: Texas Tech Designated a Tier One Institution – Again

December 12, 2018: Holiday Greetings from Texas Tech University

December 7, 2018:  Weather Monitoring

December 6, 2018:  Weather Monitoring

December 4, 2018:  National Day of Mourning

November 28, 2018:  Please Join President and Mrs. Schovanec for the Annual Holiday Open House – December 5, 2018e

November 15, 2018:  SECC Campaign – Still Time to Give

November 7, 2018:  Investment and Support

October 22, 2018:  Byron Kennedy Named Vice President for University Advancement

October 22, 2018: Dean Scott Ridley

October 16, 2018:  Texas Tech Employee Appreciation Day

September 27, 2018:  Vice President for University Advancement

September 21, 2018:  Please join President Schovanec for the State of the University Address

September 17, 2018:  Office Hours With The President

September 11, 2018:  Please join us for a reception welcoming Carol Sumner, Ed.D., Vice President for the Division of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion to Texas Tech University

September 7, 2018:  President's Leadership Institute

September 6, 2018:  President's Select Applications and Selection – Fall 2018

August 30, 2018: State Employee Charitable Campaign (SECC) Kickoff

August 28, 2018:  Please Join President Schovanec and his Leadership Team for Picnic with the President

August 20, 2018: Texas Tech University System Interim Chancellor

August 20, 2018:  TTU Proposal Guideline Presentation for Grant Proposals to The CH Foundation and Helen Jones Foundation

August 9, 2018:  Please Join us for a Reception Welcoming Luis Rafael Herrera-Estrella, Ph.D. to TTU

July 12, 2018: Degrees of Impact Campaign

July 5, 2018: Letter to the Texas Tech Community

June 22, 2018: Letter to Texas Tech University Campus Community

June 19, 2018: Lauro Cavazos and Ophelia Powell-Malone Mentoring Program (Mentor Tech)

June 11, 2018: 2018 Laboratory Safety Manual

May 7, 2018: Texas Tech University President's Report

May 2, 2018:  Vice President for Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Appointment

April 25, 2018:  Join us for a Topping Out Ceremony for the Experimental Sciences Building II

April 19, 2018: Black Student Body Forum

April 12, 2018: Vice President for Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Candidate Presentations

April 6, 2018: Lubbock Lights Creative Process Luncheon

April 5, 2018: Great Colleges to Work For Survey

March 20, 2018: UPDATE: Office Hours with the President Schedule Change

March 5, 2018: Chronicle of Higher Education Survey

February 28, 2018: President's Excellence in Commercialization Award

February 26, 2018: Summer 2018 Task Force

February 15, 2018: Nominations Open for Presidential Leadership and Globally Engaged Scholarships

January 22, 2018: President's Select Applications and Selection 2018

January 11, 2018: Texas Tech University Strategic Plan

January 10, 2018: Vice President for Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Search

January 9, 2018: 2017 Year in Review

2017

December 15, 2017: FY 2018 Mid-Year Merit Increases

December 12, 2017: Faculty/Staff Clinic

December 1, 2017: Search Process | Vice President for Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

November 10, 2017: Closing in on SECC Goal

November 9, 2017: Presidents' Innovation Award

October 13, 2017: Associate Vice President for Outreach and Engagement

October 13, 2017: Vice President for University Advancement

October 12, 2017: Administrative Review Process

October 11, 2017: Memorial Fund for Officer Floyd East Jr. Family

October 10, 2017: Support Services Available

October 9, 2017: Faculty Nominations for Edith and Peter O'Donnell Awards (TAMEST)

October 2, 2017: Texas Tech Employee Appreciation Day

September 15, 2017: TTU Meets Enrollment Criteria for HSI

September 5, 2017: Support for DACA Students

September 1, 2017: State Employee Charitable Campaign (SECC)

September 1, 2017: Athletics and Academics

August 31, 2017: Pi2 Scholars

August 23, 2017: FY 2018 Budget

August 21, 2017: Diversity and Inclusion at Texas Tech University

August 16, 2017: Vice President for Research Appointment

August 14, 2017: Update on Texas Tech University's COACHE Survey Results

July 18, 2017: President's Leadership Institute

June 12, 2017: Livestreams of VPR Candidate Forums

June 5, 2017: Vice President for Research Candidate Forums

May 30, 2017: FY 2018 Budget

May 12, 2017: Presidential Teaching and Research Excellence Professorship

April 21, 2017: Interim Vice President for Diversity, Equity, and Community Engagement

April 18, 2017: 2016 Texas Tech University President's Report

April 12, 2017: Title IX Administrator

March 29, 2017: Provost Appointment

February 21, 2017: VPR Search Committee Additions

February 16, 2017: Search Process for the Next Vice President for Research of Texas Tech University

February 15, 2017: National Academy of Inventors Local Chapter

February 8, 2017: Hiring Freeze Implementation

February 1, 2017: Hiring Review Committee

January 29, 2017: Statement on President Donald J. Trump's Executive Order

2016

2016 Year in Review

December 19, 2016: Ringing of the Bells Honoring Maj. Troy Gilbert

December 15, 2016: SACSCOC Reaffirmation

November 23, 2016: Thanksgiving Letter

November 10, 2016: SECC Goal Within Reach

October 19, 2016: SECC Deadline

October 19, 2016: SECC Deadline

October 3, 2016: Provost Search

September 1, 2016: Athletics and Academics

August 31, 2016: President's Leadership Institute

August 15, 2016: Looking Forward to the Fall Semester

August 30, 2016: Seed Grant for Interdisciplinary Research, Round 2

Office of the President