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Research with Relevance

Throughout the Texas State University System, faculty and students are engaged in meaningful, relevant research that expands knowledge for the benefit of Texas and its people. The Texas Invasive Species Institute is the first comprehensive effort focused on research and coordinating the response to new invasive species impacting Texas' ecosystems and economy.

Graduates Making a Difference

Our institutions provide students the knowledge, skills and inspiration needed to excel in their chosen field. That's one reason why our graduates are making a difference in Texas and around the world. Lamar University alumnus Charles Teel (left) and business marketing major Matt Bukovicky (right) have launched a new application for iOS devices called Lockbox, a document and file storage application that uses biometric data to enhance security.

Regents' Professors

Each year, the Board of Regents of The Texas State University System honors professors whose performance and contributions to the educational community have been exemplary. Dr. Richard Watts (left) of Sam Houston State University and Dr. Ian Davidison (right) of Texas State University are this year's Regents' Professors.
Read more about the 2014 Regents' Professor Award recipients

Degrees that Work for Texas

From certificate programs to Ph.D.s, the academic programs offered by our institutions are aligned with the practical needs of our state and its dynamic, growing economy. Sam Houston State University's forensic science program places more than 90% of graduates in forensic laboratories and research positions across the nation.
Click here to see all of our degree options using the Degree Finder
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Charting Our Performance

Our Productivity Dashboard provides real-time data on our institutions' performance in key areas, such as student success and operational efficiency. Explore our Dashboard and see how the Texas State University System is doing more with less, with great result.

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Twitter Updates 

RT @BobcatMagazine: All five 4-yr schools in @TXStateUnivSyst saw enrollment increases this fall #TXST #SMTX http://…
Thu Oct 09 20:47:42 CDT 2014
RT @KirkPWatson: Thx to Chancellor Brian McCall, @txst President Denise Trauth for help organizing tour of @TXStateUnivSyst campuses http:/…
Mon Oct 06 19:29:35 CDT 2014