Tuesday is Texas Tech Day in Austin - KCBD NewsChannel 11 Lubbock

2/16/09

Tuesday is Texas Tech Day in Austin

Tuesday is Texas Tech Day at the state capitol in Austin.

There have been such days in the capitol building before, but this time there's more of a sense of urgency and importance.

This time Texas Tech is competing to become a flagship, or Tier 1, university. That means a lot more research money, but it also means Texas Tech must be very persuasive. The university is sending current and former Red Raiders as ambassadors to every member of the legislature.

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