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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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2019-2020 Outcome Revisions

With the fall semester underway, it is time to begin reviewing and revising missions, outcomes, and methods/measures for 2019-2020 using the Texas State Outcomes System. Due dates are as follows: unit heads will approve outcomes reports for each of their departments by October 15, 2019. The office of University Planning and Assessment will then audit reports for compliance by October 20, 2019. 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, 2019. For additional information, contact Dr. Lisa Garza at 512.245.2780 or at

2018-2019 Outcomes Results Reporting

It is time to begin reporting results of outcomes assessment activities conducted during FY 2018-2019. Deadlines are as follows: directors complete reports by May 15, 2019; unit heads review and approve results by June 1, 2019; University Planning and Assessment completes audits by June 8, 2019; and vice presidents review and approve final reports by June 15, 2019. For additional information, contact Dr. Lisa Garza at 512.245.2780 or

2017- 2018 University Plan Progress Report

The annual plan progress report for 2017-2018, the first year of the 2017-2023 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 2017-2018 are available. For additional information, contact Dr. Lisa Garza at 512.245.2780 or

Introducing the 2017-2023 University Plan

Beginning September 1, 2017, Texas State launched a new strategic planning cycle and implemented a new mission statement and goals. This new plan, along with all college and division plans, can be found at: Please send any comments or questions to Dr. Lisa Garza, Director of University Planning and Assessment, at 512.245.2780 or via email at