Texas Tech hopes to cost-effectively train food-animal veterinarians

Bovine Veterinarian - Chancellor Robert Duncan this week testified before the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board (THECB), providing an update on the strategic plan of the Texas Tech University System and plans to develop a veterinary college.

That reflects the model Duncan shared today with the THECB and the Texas Tech University System proposed in December when it announced the intention to develop a college of veterinary medicine with a doctoral program designed to train veterinarians to specifically address the shortage in rural communities.

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