Texas Tech University
|Texas Tech University|
|Sports:||baseball, basketball, cross country, football, golf, soccer, softball, tennis, track, volleyball|
|Mascot:||Masked Rider (Red Raiders)|
Its current chancellor is Kent Hance, a former U.S. representative who unsuccessfully sought the Republican gubernatorial nominations in 1986 and 1990. Hance also defeated George W. Bush in a race for Congress in 1978.