President Lesia Crumpton-Young pens welcome letter to Tiger Nation

Posted on Wednesday, August 24, 2022

President Crumpton-Young welcomes Tigers back to campus

President Crumpton-Young welcomes Tigers back to campus

Welcome to the 2022 – 2023 academic year at Texas Southern University!

TSU is poised for another exceptional year as we welcome one of the largest incoming classes of students in the University’s recent history while preparing a celebration (1927-2022) to commemorate a ninety-five-year legacy of “Excellence in Achievement.”

Last year, we accomplished unprecedented success at an accelerated pace, and I thank each of you for your leadership, hard work, and unwavering support. During this academic year, I look forward to working collectively with each of you to focus on implementing transformative initiatives that enhance our educational environment.

To Our TSU Faculty and Staff, during the past weeks and months, I witnessed your willingness to execute extraordinary measures to ensure that this academic year will exceed the expectations of our students and families. Due to the commitment of our team, I am confident that our students will have an incredible academic experience at the University.

To Our Students, as President, I am committed to ensuring that your time in Tiger Nation will be the most transformative period of your life. For our newest students, the University’s senior leadership team, faculty, and staff have worked diligently to prepare for your arrival. Great initiatives await each of you as we begin this semester. For our returning students, congratulations on staying focused on your goals and persevering toward completing your degree.

I can assure each of you that your decision to attend this premiere, innovative HBCU is an excellent one! Please know that we are committed to your success and will work to provide any assistance that you may need. In Tiger Nation, we firmly believe that Teamwork Makes the Dream Work!

To Our Alumni of TSU, your support and encouragement of our students have been phenomenal and representative of our history book title, Born to Serve.

In closing, thank you for your continued commitment to work collectively to achieve unprecedented success at an accelerated pace for this is truly a transformative era at our esteemed institution!


Carpe Diem!


Dr. Lesia L. Crumpton-Young
President, Texas Southern University

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Last updated: 08/24/2022