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The Texas Deans of Students council exists to provide networking and support for senior-level student affairs officers at both public and private institutions of higher education in the State of Texas.

Winter Retreat

Winter Retreat - January 2020: TexDoS sponsors a Winter Retreat that is held each year in Kemah, Texas (Near Houston Hobby Airport).

The 2020 TexDoS Retreat will be held January 9-10, 2020.

Register Online

Hotel Registration - TexDos.pdf

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the Texas Deans of Students council (TexDoS)?

The Texas Deans of Students council is an organization dedicated to supporting senior-level student affairs professionals at public and private institutions of higher education in the State of Texas. We provide resources and networking to help support these professionals in supporting students pursuing higher education within the state.

Do I need to be "Dean of Students" in order to participate?

No. Members have many different titles. To participate, you must be designated by the chief student affairs administrator at your campus. 

How do I join the TexDoS Listserve?

Contact: Dr. William Muson, wmunson@uh.edu

Where does the Texas Deans of Students Council meet?

The group meets each year at the annual meeting of the Texas Association of College and University Student Personnel Administrators (TACUSPA) meeting. 

TexDoS also sponsors an annual Winter Retreat. Register now.

What happens at the Dean's Breakfast at TACUSPA?

The Dean's Breakfast includes the opportunity to meet other senior student affairs professionals in an informal setting.  Participants also have the opportunity to raise issues for discussion on "hot topics" in student affairs.  

What happens at the Winter Retreat?

The Winter Retreat provides the opportunity to socialize with other senior student affairs professionals in an informal setting. Participants will present on topics chosen by the group as relevant and timely to our work in student affairs. 

Is Tex Dos open to private colleges and universities?

Yes.  TexDoS is open to public and private, two and four year schools.

Is Tex Dos open to two-year institutions?

Yes. TexDoS is open to public and private, two- and four-year schools.

Is there a cost to be a Tex Dos member?

At this point, there are no membership dues for TexDoS. Participants in the Dean's Breakfast must be registered delegates for the TACUSPA conference. There is no cost for attending the Winter Retreat, but each school must arrange and pay for any travel costs or hotel. 

Who can I contact with additional questions?

Chair: Corey J. Benson, The University of Texas Permian Basin: benson_c@utpb.edu

Secretary: Rebecca Gadson, The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley: rebecca.gadson@utrgv.edu

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