VIDEO: TTU Board of Regents taking questions after Rick Francis resignation

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Updated: Oct. 4, 2018 at 1:54 PM CDT
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LUBBOCK, TX (KCBD) - The Texas Tech Regents took questions from the media after Chairman Rick Francis stepped down at Thursday’s meeting.

A nominating committee will be formed within the regents to elect a new chair and vice-chair, according to the system.

Francis released a statement on the issue and said, “It has been an honor to serve as chairman of the Board of Regents, but it is time for a change in leadership, and a nominating committee will be formed to put forth a slate of candidates for consideration for chair and vice chair at our next meeting.”

Francis' term as a board member ends on Jan. 31, 2019.

KCBD NewsChanel 11 will update this story when more information becomes available.

The entire board of regents meeting can be seen here:

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