LUBBOCK, Texas— Texas Tech University announced the passing of former Vice-Chancellor Jim Brunjes on Monday.  

Brunjes served as the Chief Financial Officer and Vice-Chancellor of Texas Tech for 25 years and retired in 2017.

“Jim was a man of high integrity and strong moral character – he personified what it meant to be a servant leader,” Texas Tech said in a social media post.

He was 75 years old.