WFAA: Texas Tech to open veterinary school, helping address rural vet shortage

“We now have a situation in Texas, where we have more Texans enrolling in out-of-state and out-of-country programs than can get a seat within Texas,” said Dr. Guy Loneragan, Dean of the School of Veterinary Medicine at Texas Tech’s new school. “We have one of the best institutions in the country, but it can only supply about 25-percent of the new workforce every year. The state has outgrown what any one institution can provide by many-fold over.”

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