School of Law to Celebrate 50th Anniversary with Alumni Barbecue

The event will begin a yearlong celebration of the school’s half century of serving and educating future law experts.

WHAT: Texas Tech University School of Law Annual Alumni Barbecue and 50th Anniversary Celebration

WHEN: 4 p.m. Saturday (Sept. 30)

WHERE: Front lawn of the Texas Tech School of Law building, 1802 Hartford Ave.

EVENT: Serving as the kickoff for the Texas Tech School of Law’s yearlong celebration of its opening 50 years ago, the school will host its Annual Alumni Barbecue.

Texas Tech University System Chancellor Robert Duncan, a 1981 graduate of the law school, along with Texas Tech University President Lawrence Schovanec, Texas Tech University Provost Michael Galyean and new School of Law Dean Jack Wade Nowlin will deliver remarks.

They all will participate in a symbolic ceremonial groundbreaking using a five-handled shovel that was used when ground was broken for the current School of Law building in 1968 and for the groundbreaking of the Mark & Becky Lanier Professional Development Center in 2004.

All Texas Tech School of Law alumni, family and friends are invited to attend.

CONTACT: Ashley Langdon, assistant dean of alumni relations and communications, Texas Tech School of Law, Texas Tech University, (806) 834-7533 or


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The Texas Tech School of Law is a leader among Texas law schools with a 16-year average pass rate of 90 percent on the State Bar Exam.

A small student body, a diverse faculty and a low student-faculty ratio (15.3:1) promotes learning and encourages interaction between students and professors.

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