Administrators lobby for Tech in Washington, DC

A delegation of Texas Tech administrators met with about 20 senators and members of Congress this week during what has become an annual Tech legislative conference on Capitol Hill.

Tech President Guy Bailey and Chancellor Kent Hance, along with Vice President for Research Taylor Eighmy, led the discussions with federal legislators on research funding as well as the university’s Tier One ambitions.

The group began meeting with members of Congress in their offices Tuesday and hosted a dinner for members of the Texas congressional delegation later that night.

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