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Graduates Making a Difference

Our institutions offer 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 Brian Birdwell is a survivor of the 9/11 attack on the Pentagon and represents the 22nd Senatorial District in the Texas State Senate.

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

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 Borderlands Research Institute at Sul Ross State University provides land managers in the Chihuahuan Desert Borderlands with the most current scientific information on the management of natural resources of the area.

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 

UT Austin deputy athletic director Butch Worley headed to @Sul_Ross as VP for external affairs http://t.co/eQmcTbNxS3 #highered
Wed Sep 03 13:54:53 CDT 2014
TSUS Board of Regents meeting in Austin convenes at 12:30 p.m. Live webcast here http://t.co/Moll264b8t #highered
Thu Aug 28 12:00:43 CDT 2014