March 7, 2019


“In January, we came together for the betterment of this region and to make history in Texas. We are so honored and grateful that members of the Lubbock community have also recognized the importance of this project to Texas Tech and our region, and have stepped up to support this
“Amarillo Matters, Inc. announced Tuesday that members of the Lubbock community have contributed $50,000 to the organization in support of the Texas Tech University School of Veterinary Medicine. The additional support adds to a $15,000 contribution from the Lubbock Chamber PAC to Amarillo Matters in early January for a combined,
“After reading Dr. Eleanor Green’s article that was published last week, disparaging the need for an additional veterinary school in Texas, I felt obligated to respond. I hold two degrees from Texas A&M University, and am a product of the system. I spent eight years in Aggieland, and I am
“North Texas pets enjoy surprisingly broad choices when it comes to health care: plenty of general veterinarians and those offering myriad specialty services, including pet dentistry, ophthalmology and dermatology. This is a good thing for our urban and suburban animal friends. But farm animals in rural parts of Texas do
“Failure is not an option, so far as Texas Tech University System Chancellor Tedd Mitchell believes, when it comes to the system’s legislative requests to fund a veterinary school in Amarillo and a dental school in El Paso. Both are critical needs for the region, and both will have an