About the Office
In 1996, the Board of Regents approved a new organizational structure by creating
the Office of the Chancellor and the Office of the President for both Texas Tech University and Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center.
The first President of the Health Sciences Center was named in September, 1996.
The President is the chief executive officer for the Health Sciences Center and is
responsible for the executive management of its operations. The President provides
overall leadership in the planning and management of the academic, research, international,
service, fiscal, administrative, operational and auxiliary enterprise mission of the
Health Sciences Center. He is also responsible for the TTUHSC operation in Lubbock,
Amarillo, El Paso, Midland/Odessa, Abilene and Dallas, and the activities of its five
schools, which include Medicine, Health Professions, Nursing, Pharmacy and Biomedical
Return to President's Executive Council
TTUHSC is a component of the Texas Tech University System. The President of TTUHSC reports to the Chancellor, who is the Chief Executive Officer of the System. The Chancellor and the President
are responsible to the Texas Tech University Board of Regents, which sets overall policy for the Texas Tech University System, Texas Tech University,