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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. Researchers from Lamar University, Sam Houston State University and Sul Ross State University have developed a water purification system that requires no electricity and can be deployed virtually anywhere in the world.

New Board Chairman

The Board of Regents of the Texas State University System has elected Dr. Jaime R. Garza chairman for the 2014-15 term. Dr. Garza, a renowned San Antonio surgeon, is a professor of surgery, professor of otolaryngology and assistant dean for South Texas Affairs at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio.

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. Dan Blocker, who gained fame as "Hoss" Cartwright on the TV series' Bonanza, graduated from Sul Ross State University with a master's degree in dramatic arts.

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. The Texas State University System's member institutions award 16,000 degrees per year, producing job-ready graduates who help fuel the Texas economy.
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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 results.

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Twitter Updates 

Washington Post: @LamarUniversity engineers are top earners #highered
Wed Dec 10 11:04:54 CST 2014
Beaumont Enterprise: @LSCPortArthur headed in right direction under new president #highered
Thu Dec 04 13:15:52 CST 2014