Faculty Senate Updates

TTUHSC Faculty Senate - February 2017 Updates


On the Horizon:

  • The Child Care Facility update- The proposed location of the Childcare Center is the northwest corner of 10th Street and Texas Tech Parkway.  An RFP has been released for the construction, operation and management of a childcare facility.  Ideally, the facility will be ready for occupancy and childcare services capable of serving an enrollment capacity of not less than 150 full time enrollees on or before August 2017.  A supplement to the RFP is a sick child care center to be constructed and operate as part of, although separate, from the proposed childcare facility.  The approximate timeline for project approval is:


December 13, 2016 – Procurement Services staff publicly released RFP

February 10, 2017 – Proposal responses due

February 13-April 1, 2017 – Response evaluation and presentations from Proposers

May 18-19, 2017 – Submit to Board of Regents

May 22, 2017 – Award if approved by committee, BOR, Presidents, and Chancellor


            The deadline for submission is June 15, 2017.

            Time to nominate your colleagues!


Faculty Senate Home Page:  https://www.ttuhsc.edu/facultysenate/

  • Meetings are the first Friday of each month unless the date falls on a holiday. Agendas, minutes and details with room locations/times can be found on the Faculty Senate Home page.


Faculty Senators: https://www.ttuhsc.edu/facultysenate/members.aspx

  • You input is valuable and welcomed. Please contact your school’s faculty senator to share ideas and concerns. You have a voice!


Related Stories

How Does Your Garden Grow?

As spring approaches, some people’s thoughts turn to gardening. Whether it’s a flower garden they desire or a vegetable garden want to have, they begin planning what they’ll plant and what they need to do to ensure a successful garden.

Adopt a Growth Mindset for a Better Life

A “growth mindset” accepts that our intelligence and talents can develop over time, and a person with that mindset understands that intelligence and talents can improve through effort and learning.

Drug Use, Family History Can Lead to Heart Disease in Younger Adults

Abstaining from drug abuse and an early diagnosis of familial hypercholesterolemia (high cholesterol) can help prevent heart disease.

Recent Stories

Campus Life

TTUHSC to Host Lubbock’s Spring Medication Cleanout™

The TPPC, managed by the TTUHSC Jerry H. Hodge School of Pharmacy, will host Lubbock’s Spring Medication Cleanout™ event from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. April 22 (Saturday) at the Texas Tech Physicians Medical Pavilion.

Campus Life

Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center Honors Inaugural Cohort of School of Nursing Traditional BSN Graduates with Lamp Lighting Ceremony

TTUHSC School of Nursing honored its first class of Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) graduates with a lamp lighting ceremony on Thursday, March 30.


From House Calls to Virtual Visits

Texas Tech Physicians primary and specialty clinics across West Texas have completed more than 160,000 telehealth visits since the start of the pandemic.