|Dr. Lori Rice-Spearman|
Rice-Spearman was announced the interim president in November of 2019, according to the email. She will be the TTUHSC's first female president in 51 years.
Although Rice-Spearman has been announced as the only finalist, Texas law states that before any final actions are taken on her appointment to the position, 21 days must pass, according to the email.