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.
The 2022 TexDoS Retreat will be held January 6-7, 2022 in Austin, Texas.
Registration for the 2022 TexDoS Retreat will open in October 2021.
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 Listserv?
Contact: Corey Benson at firstname.lastname@example.org. The Listserv is hosted by the University of Houston.
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 each January.
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 TexDoS open to private colleges and universities?
Yes. TexDoS is open to public and private, two and four year schools.
Is TexDoS 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 TexDoS 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: LT Robinson, The University of Texas at San Antonio: email@example.com
Vice Chair: Corey J. Benson, The University of Texas Permian Basin: firstname.lastname@example.org