Texas Tech University

Former mayor gifts $10M to Texas Tech veterinary school

American Veterinary Medical Association

March 13, 2019

Jerry Hodge, former mayor of Amarillo, Texas, and his wife, Margaret, have committed $10 million to the proposed Texas Tech University School of Veterinary Medicine.

The gift from the Hodges will support construction and development of a second veterinary school in Texas and the first in more than 100 years after Texas A&M University College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences was established in 1916. The Texas Tech's board of regents approved the school, its degree plan, and funding for the initial designs last August.


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