BirthdayNovember 14, 1942
BirthplaceDimmitt, USA

Celebrity biographies

  1. About Kent Hance

    Full name: Kent Hance
    Also known as: Kent Hance, Kent Ronald Hance, Hance, Kent Ronald
    Education: University of Texas Law School
    Professions: American politician
    Work: Texas Railroad Commissioner

  2. Kent Hance Biography

    Kent Ronald Hance (born November 14, 1942) is the current and retiring Chancellor of the Texas Tech University System. In his role, he oversees Texas Tech University, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center and Angelo State University in San Angelo, Texas. He is also a lobbyist and lawyer who was a Democratic member of the United States House of Representatives from West Texas, having served from 1979 to 1985. After his congressional service, he switched to the Republican Party.In 2006, Hance was chosen as the third chancellor to succeed David Smith as the chancellor of the Texas Tech University System in Lubbock. He is taking a leave of absence from his Austin law firm Hance Scarborough, LLP but continues to sit on profit and nonprofit boards and commissions while at the helm of Texas Tech. The Lubbock Avalanche-Journal quoted Texas Tech board chairman Rick Francis:The regents believed Hance could further the goals that we had for our chancellor, in terms of energizing our alumni, and those legislators in both Austin and Washington, D.C., and provide the vision that we need for the future.

  3. Kent Hance Family

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