Statement of Integrity and Commitment

Texas A&M International University, a four-year comprehensive university on the Texas-Mexico border, prepared its compliance audit in accordance with principles outlined by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools. The University affirms its responsibility to conform to the policies and procedures outlined in the Commission’s Handbook for Reaffirmation of Accreditation and Principles of Accreditation. The University's commitment to highest quality is embodied in the Texas A&M International University Institutional Mission:

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 profession and in an increasingly complex, culturally diverse state, national, and global society. The University provides students with a learning environment anchored by the highest quality programs built on a solid academic foundation in the liberal arts and natural sciences. To fulfill its mission, the University offers baccalaureate and 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 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 that improve the quality of life for citizens of the border region, the State of Texas, and national and international communities.

Comprehensive and thorough, the audit describes and evaluates all aspects of the University mission, including teaching, scholarship, and community service. It analyzes and evaluates academic programs, administrative units, support services, faculty and staff, student affairs, physical facilities and physical plant, and financial resources, and analyzes its organizational structure, governance, curriculum, and process of continuous evaluation and quality improvement.

Emphasizing honesty and integrity, the University Administration and SACS Leadership Team confirm that the compliance audit is an accurate representation of the state of the University; pledge to provide any additional information that may be requested by the Commission and its representatives to facilitate the accreditation review process; and understand that the results of the Commission’s accreditation process may be shared with agencies or persons requesting such information.