Texas Tech University

Sanders: Tech’s enrollment milestone result of big vision, hard work

Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

September 27, 2020

Lubbock Avalanche-Journal - This past week officials at Texas Tech University announced an enrollment milestone that was quietly criticized in 2007 by many on the Big Red Spread as unattainable—40,000 students by 2020.

In March 2003, Hance, a former employer of mine and a longtime friend who was to become the third chancellor of the Texas Tech University System in 2006, picked me up at the Austin airport so we could attend the funeral of another former employee of his and a longtime friend of both of us who had tragically died in an automobile accident.

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