Museum of Texas Tech University to Announce Major Certification by Texas Historical Commission

Media advisory for upcoming news conference.

WHAT:           Announcement of certification WHEN:           3 p.m. Monday (June 30) WHERE:         The Sculpture Court of The Museum of Texas Tech University, 3301 Fourth Street EVENT:          After a two year process, the Museum of Texas Tech has received an exemplary certification by the Texas Historical Commission. This exemplary rating is the first one bestowed on a Texas institution since the accreditation program began two years ago. President Jon Whitmore, Jim Brink, associate vice provost for Heritage Consortium for the Natural and Historic Southwest, officials from the museum and the commission will be on hand to announce this honor and discuss what it means for the museum. CONTACT: David Dean, director, Museum Information Services, The Museum of Texas Tech University, (806) 742-2442, david.dean@ttu.edu