College of Arts & Sciences to Unveil New Dean's Circle Recognition Walls

Walls to honor Dean's Advisory Council members.

WHAT:           The Texas Tech University College of Arts & Sciences will unveil two walls featuring photographs of the newly established Dean’s Advisory Council. The two 38-feet high by 14-feet wide walls are visible from the basement through the second floor.

WHEN:           1:30 p.m. Friday (Sept. 25)

WHERE:         Holden Hall, on the northeast corner of Memorial Circle. The ceremony will take place on the first floor in front of Room 104.
WHO:             Texas Tech University System Chancellor Robert Duncan, President M. Duane Nellis, Provost Lawrence Schovanec, other administrators, deans, department chairs, faculty and members of the Dean’s Advisory Council will be in attendance.

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CONTACT: Toni Salama, senior editor, Office of the Dean, College of Arts & Sciences, Texas Tech University, (806) 834-2761 or

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Arts & Sciences

The Texas Tech University College of Arts & Sciences was founded in 1925 as one of the university’s four original colleges.

Comprised of 15 departments, the College offers a wide variety of courses and programs in the humanities, social and behavioral sciences, mathematics and natural sciences. Students can choose from 41 bachelor’s degree programs, 34 master’s degrees and 14 doctoral programs.

With just under 11,000 students enrolled, the College of Arts & Sciences is the largest college on the Texas Tech University campus.

In fall 2016, the college embarked upon its first capital campaign, Unmasking Innovation: The Campaign for Arts & Sciences. It focuses on five critical areas of need: attracting and retaining top faculty, enhancing infrastructure, recruiting high-potential students, undergraduate research and growing the Dean’s Fund for Excellence.