About TACUSPA

 


MISSION

TACUSPA, a premier state association, is dedicated to the development, support and promotion of the student affairs profession in the State of Texas.

VISION

TACUSPA seeks to become a nationally recognized professional association known as leader in the development and promotion of the student affairs profession in the State of Texas.

PURPOSE

  • To promote discussion and research regarding the most effective methods of aiding students in their intellectual, social, moral and personal development;
  • To provide leadership and support for all professionals engaged in the administration of student personnel programs;
  • To maintain and improve professional standards in the field of student personnel administration in the State of Texas;  
  • To serve as a central clearing agency for information pertinent to student personnel programs in Texas;  
  • To encourage and support best practice programming and original research in the student personnel field;  
  • To promote and enhance the role that student personnel administrators play in higher education.


CORE VALUES

The Texas Association of College and University Student Personnel Administrators is an association of administrators, staff, students, and others interested in the professional administration of student affairs programs in higher education.  The organization’s core values include:

Professional Networking

Focusing on the broad issues and administration of the total student affairs program while recognizing that many members have interests or responsibilities in specialized areas and meeting the needs of its members by providing services in all areas of the state.

Professional Development  

Providing opportunities for professional development and interaction through its publications and activities such as conferences, workshops, and seminars.

Professional Advocacy 

Seeking to enhance the profession of student affairs by supporting research, articulating contemporary issues, supporting graduate training programs, and introducing students to the profession.




DIVERSITY STATEMENT

The Texas Association of College and University Student Personnel Administrators (TACUSPA) is committed to fostering an environment that supports and encourages diversity in our organization and in the student affairs profession throughout the state of Texas.  TACUSPA is committed to educating its members on issues of diversity and working to eliminate prejudice or discrimination of any kind in the student affairs profession.

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