The former Vice President of Operations for Texas Tech University, Max Hinojosa, died Thursday.
He held the position for six years, until retiring this past January.
Here is part of a statement issued by Texas Tech President Jon Whitmore:
"Max served with exceptional dedication to Texas Tech and a genuine admiration, respect and compassion for the entire Texas Tech family of students, faculty and his staff. We send our deepest condolences to his family."
Monday, The Texas Tech flag will fly at half-staff on campus, in honor of Hinojosa.