Strategic Plan
Strategic Plan
(2017 - 2022)


Student Success
and Completion
Texas Southern University is a student-centered institution that measures its success by the achievements of its students – past, present, and future.
Academic Program
Quality and Research
TSU offers curricula and programs that are innovative and progressive. This principle outlines what we embrace and value as an institution and determines our institutional priorities.
TSU will create a student community and engage all in transformative educational experiences. This will ensure that everyone has the tools to reach their highest potential and provide a strong range of opportunities to prepare them for life in the local community, the nation and around the globe.
TSU will collaborate with its partners in the city, state, nation, and world to provide critical thinkers and skilled practitioners to serve its academic community. This will provide an excellent educational experience for students, new and applied knowledge from researchers, require effort, and seek support and investment from cooperative allies.
Texas Southern University will be an excellent steward of its resources that reflects its responsibility to the citizens of Houston and the state of Texas. The University will allocate its assets to achieve its goals and maximize benefits to its students and stakeholders. This stewardship will demonstrate transparency and integrity.

T S U Vision 2022 Strategic Plan


 Our strategic plan is designed to move our University forward and marry today’s desires with tomorrow’s imperatives. We are building a culture and experience that recognizes that we are better together. We are creating pathways that celebrate inclusion, elicit pride, reduce fear and enhance trust. We are providing a dynamic future with improved outcomes for students, the community, staff and leaders.


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