3.1.1 The institution has a clear and comprehensive mission statement
that guides it; is approved by the governing board; is periodically reviewed
by the board; and is communicated to the institution's constituencies.
JUDGMENT OF COMPLIANCE
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Texas A&M International University
has a clear and comprehensive mission statement, approved by The Texas
A&M University Board of Regents and the Texas Higher Education Coordinating,
periodically reviewed and communicated to its constituencies.
The Texas A&M International University Institutional Mission
is as follows:
Texas A&M International University,
a Member of The Texas A&M University System, is committed to
the preparation of students for leadership roles in their chosen
and in an increasingly
complex, culturally diverse state, national, and global society.
The University provides students with a learning environment anchored
the highest quality
programs built on a solid academic foundation in the liberal arts
and natural sciences. To fulfill its mission, the University offers
masters programs in the arts; humanities; business; education; physical,
biological, and social sciences; and health professions, with authority
for select doctoral programs. Programs focus on developing strong
undergraduate and graduate offerings and a progressive agenda for
global study and
understanding across all disciplines.
Through instruction, faculty and student
research, and public service, Texas A&M International University
is a strategic point of delivery for well-defined programs and services
improve the quality of life for citizens of the border region, the
State of Texas, and national and international communities.
The Institutional Mission for Texas A&M International University
was considered by The
Texas A&M University System Board of Regents at its May 27-29, 1998
meeting. The document was then submitted for approval
to the Texas
Higher Education Coordinating Board meeting on April 23, 1999. Reviews of the Institutional Mission and Table
of Programs are currently under way.
The Texas A&M International University Institutional Mission is communicated
to its constituencies through the Catalog
2004-2005, Institutional Mission, the Institutional
Mission on the University web site, the Faculty
Handbook, the Student
Handbook, and the Agency Strategic