Provided by Texas Tech University
Texas Tech University System Chancellor Robert Duncan announced his retirement in an email to system employees today. Effective date of retirement will be Aug. 31.
In the message, Duncan spoke of the growth in the system and its universities and how their work is impacting the state, region and nation.
"The relationships Terri and I have built with board members, system and university leadership, donors, students, faculty and staff during this time means so much to us. We look forward to maintaining these friendships and watching the system continue to flourish in the years ahead," he said.
Achievements during the four-year tenure of Chancellor Robert Duncan:
TTU System raised more than $585 million in philanthropic support, more than any previous system administration through the first four years.
TTU System endowment has grown $150 million to a total value of $1.3 billion.
Degrees awarded, student enrollment and research expenditures have reached record levels.
TTU System and its component institutions have built significant momentum and support for new major initiatives benefiting our universities and the State of Texas.
Duncan sent this personal statement to TTU System employees on Monday:
L. Frederick "Rick" Francis, Chairman, Texas Tech University System Board of Regents issued this statement on Monday night:
John D. Steinmetz, Finance Chairman, Texas Tech University System Board of Regents issued this statement:
Texas Tech President Lawrence Schovanec issued this statement on Monday night;