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University Planning and Assessment


to University Planning and Assessment at Texas State University. It is our philosophy that these two processes go hand in hand and are critical to the success of every endeavor we take as a university. We strive to establish and maintain a comprehensive and integrated planning, budgeting, and assessment process that will spur Texas State closer to becoming one of the premier universities in the state of Texas.


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2013 University Plan Progress Report

The annual plan progress report for 2013, the first year of the 2012-2017 University Plan, has been completed and is available for review. All colleges and divisions submitted individual progress reports that have been summarized and integrated into a collective report for the university. The college and division reports for 2013 can be found at: www.upa.txstate.edu/Annual-Plan-Progress/Division-and-College-Plan-Progress-Updates-5-27-2008.html. For additional information, contact Dr. Lisa Garza at 512.245.2780 or lisagarza@txstate.edu.

UPPS No. 01.03.04, Outcomes Assessment for Continuous Improvement

Texas State University developed and adopted a NEW university policy and procedure statement in support of our outcomes assessment process.  This policy clarifies and outlines the outcomes assessment process for student learing, administrative support, academic and student support, research, and community/public service initiatives.

2013-2014 Outcome Revisions

With the fall semester underway, it is time to begin reviewing and revising missions, outcomes, and methods/measures for 2013-2014 using the Texas State Outcomes System.  Due dates are as follows: unit heads will approve outcomes reports for each of their departments by October 5, 2013.  The office of University Planning and Assessment will then audit reports for compliance from October 15-26, 2013.  When all corrections and final modifications are completed based on audit report findings, vice presidents will then review and approve reports for each department by October 31, 2013. For additional information, contact Dr. Lisa Garza at (512) 245-2780 or at lisagarza@txstate.edu.

2012 Final Summary of University Plan Progress for the 2004-2012 University Plan

Since the 2004-2009 University Plan was extended in 2007, we have made great strides in fulfilling our desired direction. A comprehensive summary of our final overall progress toward accomplishing the goals and initiatives outlined in the University Extended Plan through 2012 is now available for review.