Texas Tech Board of Regents Elect New Officers

New leadership takes over on the Texas Tech University System Board of Regents

DATE: May 11, 2007
CONTACT: Sally Logue Post, sally.post@ttu.edu
(806) 742-2136

The Texas Tech University System Board of Regents today (May 11) elected J. Frank Miller III and F. Scott Dueser, chair and vice chair, respectively. The two will serve two-year terms, beginning immediately.

Miller, who just completed a term as vice chair of the board, replaces L. Frederick "Rick" Francis as chair of the board.

Miller, of Dallas, was appointed to the Board of Regents of the Texas Tech University System on November 18, 2003. He is a 1974 graduate of Texas Tech with a bachelor’s degree in business administration. Miller is chairman and chief executive officer and founding managing partner of JPI Companies, a national apartment development company.

Dueser, of Abilene, was appointed to the Board of Regents of the Texas Tech University System on January 26, 2004. He is a 1975 graduate of Texas Tech with a bachelor’s degree in finance and accounting. He is chairman of the board of First National Bank of Abilene and president and chief executive officer of First Financial Bankshares, Inc.