Sul Ross State University offers life-changing opportunities by delivering quality undergraduate and graduate education.
We foster critical thinking, creativity, diversity, and research, empowering our students to excel beyond the frontiers of what is possible.
We are a Hispanic serving public institution for the residents of the U.S./Mexico borderlands, Southwest Texas region, and beyond.





  1. Partner with high schools and community colleges
  2. Promote enrollment through marketing and market-driven academic programs
  3. Provide academic and personal support
  4. Innovate programs and resources that promote health, wellbeing, and safety
  5. Prepare students for success with active learning and personalized engagement
  6. Inspire student creativity, motivate student persistence, and cultivate a desire for lifelong learning
  7. Partner with deans and department chairs to incorporate Career Services with a focus on juniors and seniors
  8. Support the transition from college to career and provide access to employment opportunities

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  1. Create a positive, responsive and supportive work environment with fair and transparent practices
  2. Provide faculty and staff opportunities for career advancement through access to professional development and pathways to upper career mobility
  3. Increase the base pay for all faculty and staff, contingent upon enrollment and legislative appropriations
  4. Increase faculty and staff salaries by the inflation rate plus one percent every year, contingent upon enrollment and legislative appropriations
  5. Increase instructional/academic operating budgets
  6. Increase research expenditures to help faculty improve their proposal development skills

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  1. Implement a plan that attracts a qualified and diverse pool of faculty and staff
  2. Ensure a budget process with input from offices and departments
  3. Re-engineer all business and administrative processes
  4. Facilitate engagement to enhance the conditions and reliability of university infrastructure, including new facilities, maintenance and renovation
  5. Maintain an inventory of technology resources with a five-year refresh rotation
  6. Ensure distance and online education is supported on all campuses
  7. Expand remote work to support critical functions
  8. Increase community involvement