First Texas Tech Student Regent to Be Sworn in

Date: February 23, 2006
CONTACT: Sally Logue Post,

WHAT: Swearing-in ceremony for new student member of the Board of Regents

WHEN: 8:30 a.m., Friday, Feb. 24

WHERE: Board of Regents meeting room, 2nd floor, Administration Building

EVENT: The Oath of Office will be administered to Chad Greenfield. Greenfield was appointed by Gov. Rick Perry as the first Texas Tech University System student regent. Greenfield is a senior exercise science major from Monahans.

The Texas Legislature last year passed a bill allowing the appointment of non-voting student regents to the governing board of each public university system. The student regent will serve a one-year term. The position will rotate between students at Texas Tech University and Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center.

CONTACT: Sally Logue Post, director of communications and broadcast media, Office of Communications and Marketing, (806) 742-2136.