Planned Gifts

Estate PlanningEstate Planning

Including the University Library in your estate plans through a bequest, life insurance or other planned giving element will allow you to maximize your gift and receive significant financial and tax benefits. Please contact your financial advisor to determine whether planned giving would be of benefit to you. TTU planned giving


Gifts of SecuritiesGifts of Securities

Gifts of appreciated securities enable you to support the Texas Tech Libraries and avoid capital gains taxes - earning a charitable tax deduction for the fair market value of the stock on the day it was gifted. To give a gift of stock, please contact your broker and notify Texas Tech University of your proposed gift. Please contact your financial advisor to determine if gifting stock will be beneficial to you. TTU planned giving

For more information on planned giving options, please contact Brad Davis, Ed.D., Director of Development at or 806.834.8225 or Bella Karr Gerlich, Ph.D., Professor and Dean of LIbraries at 806.834.4345 or