students on campus
TTUHSC Interim President Lori Rice-Spearman

Lori Rice-Spearman, Interim President Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (TTUHSC)

Lori Rice-Spearman, Ph.D.

Interim President

Lori Rice-Spearman Ph.D., was named provost and chief academic officer for TTUHSC in October 2019. She accepted the position of interim president in November 2019 and will serve the university concurrently in these roles during the presidential search process. 


A National Search for the Next TTUHSC President

Prospectus and criteria graphic

The Board of Regents and Chancellor of the Texas Tech University System (TTU System) invite nominations, inquiries and applications in its national search for the position of President at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (TTUHSC).

The President serves as the chief executive officer of TTUHSC and is responsible for the executive management of its operations. The President provides overall leadership in the planning and management of the academic, medical, research, service, fiscal, administrative, operational and managed care missions of TTUHSC.   

Learn more about the opportunity at



Lori lives the TTUHSC values and possesses a visionary approach to strategic planning. I have complete confidence in her ability to lead TTUHSC during this transition.

Tedd L. Mitchell, M.D.