The Texas Tech University (TTU) system welcomed Midwestern State University as the fifth member institution on the 25th anniversary of the system, according to a statement from Texas Tech University on Wednesday, September 1, 2021.
Governor Abbott signed House Bill 1522 in June, completing the Midwestern state’s transition to the TTU system, effective September 1, 2021.
âLocated in Wichita Falls, Midwestern State is known for its strong programs in the arts, humanities, sciences and social sciences as well as accredited professional programs in mechanical engineering, social work, nursing, radiological sciences, respiratory care, sports and business training, among others, âthe statement said.
Midwestern State joins Angelo State University, Texas Tech University, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center and Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center El Paso to become the five institutions of the Texas Texas University System.
Angelo State University joined the TTU system in 2007. Angelo State University also competes with Midwest State University in various NCAA Division II sports as part of the Lone Star conference.