Texas Tech Announces Sole Finalist for Presidency

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M. Duane Nellis, president at the University of Idaho, is the sole finalist for the Texas Tech University presidency, following a meeting of the Texas Tech System Board of Regents on Friday in Abilene.

Texas state law requires 21 days to pass before final action is taken by a university governing body for the appointment of a president.

“It is an honor to be selected as sole finalist for the Texas Tech University presidency,” Nellis said in a statement. “Texas Tech University is one of the nation’s rapidly emerging public research universities, and I am grateful to be a part of the university’s exciting and promising future.”

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