Texas Tech University System Chancellor Kent Hance today (August 22) named a search committee to assist in selecting the next president of Texas Tech University.
“This is an outstanding group of individuals,” Hance said. “I am confident this group will help me identify the qualities of leadership needed by our next president to continue the current momentum at Texas Tech.”
The ten-member committee is chaired by Jerry E. Turner, chairman of the Board of Regents and a 1968 graduate of Texas Tech.
Award-winning political journalists Judy Woodruff and Gwen Ifill will co-anchor gavel-to-gavel broadcast coverage from the PBS Skybox at the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, NC (September 4 – 5) as well as the Bank of America Stadium (September 6).
This week on MARKET WARRIORS, our pickers (Miller, John, Bob and Kevin) head to the Midwest for one of the largest shows in the region, the Springfield Extravaganza in Springfield, OH. Once there our pickers are challenged to sift through the 2,000 vendors to find the best piece of cast iron to sell at auction. Off-screen host Mark L. Walberg describes some unique picks including a Jazzboy Jim toy, a Salvador Dali lithograph, and a pair of chairs made of skis. Their finds are auctioned at A.N. Abell Auction Company in Los Angeles.
Since their debut in the early 90s, the Dave Matthews Band has combined the worlds of jam and pop to win multiple Grammys and gain a permanent position as one of America’s top concert draws. With Matthews’ introspective lyrics and distinctive vocal timbre and a stellar group of musicians, this Virginia-based band has created some of the most memorable music of the last decade.