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  • UTEP Goals

    Goal 1 - Learning and Teaching

    Prepare UTEP students to meet lifelong intellectual, ethical, and career challenges and to be the leaders of the 21st Century.
    Student Achievement: Ensure that baccalaureate and advanced degree graduates have achieved the knowledge and skills of their academic majors or professions.
    Curriculum: Maintain and improve a core curriculum and the majors/professions curricula which provide students with the knowledge, attitudes, and skills to be productive citizens and to meet future intellectual, ethical, and career challenges.
    Educational Programs: Provide a wide array of quality academic programs and develop new graduate degree programs appropriate to a comprehensive university and the educational requirements of El Paso's binational metropolitan area.
    Faculty: Recruit, orient, support, and retain a highly qualified, diverse faculty that is dedicated to teaching and that uses effective instructional practices and technological innovations for the enhancement of student learning.
    Student Services: Provide comprehensive programs and services that strengthen UTEP students' academic achievement and develop their leadership skills.
    Pre-College Preparation of Students: Work collaboratively with schools, the community, and employers to ensure that young people and their families are informed about the necessity of higher levels of academic preparation for admission to and success at UTEP.
    Student Recruitment: Inform and assist qualified potential students in seeking admission to UTEP to fulfill their aspirations for higher education.

    Goal 2 - Research, Scholarship, and Artistic Production

    Create, interpret, evaluate, apply, and disseminate knowledge; encourage the addition of perspectives based on UTEP's geographic and social setting; and contribute to the formation of a broader intellectual and artistic foundation for the 21st Century.
    Generation and Application of Knowledge: To advance knowledge through research, scholarship, and artistic production.
    Application of Knowledge: Develop research, scholarship, and artistic productions which apply UTEP's expertise and resources to the search for solutions to regional, national, and international problems.
    Integration of Research, Scholarship, and Artistic Production Activities with Teaching: Expand the linkages between instruction with research, scholarship, and artistic activities, whenever appropriate and expand opportunities for both graduate and undergraduate students to participate in these endeavors.
    Faculty: Recruit, orient, support, and retain a highly qualified, diverse faculty dedicated to the advancement, dissemination, and application of knowledge.

    Goal 3 - Public Service

    Work in partnership with public and private agencies, institutions and organizations, including business and industry, to improve the quality of life in our region and world by providing appropriate university expertise and leadership.
    Community Education: Encourage lifelong learning and provide educational courses and activities in response to local and regional needs.
    Preparation of Professionals in Critical Areas: Educate and prepare for the licensure and certification of critically needed professionals, such as teachers and providers of health care and human services.
    Economic Development Analysis and Technical Assistance: Provide needs assessment services, data collection and analyses, training, and technical assistance supportive of regional economic development.
    Culture: Provide cultural activities consistent with the goals of the University and work collaboratively with other groups in the support of regional cultural activities.
    Recreation: Provide recreational activities consistent with the goals of the University and work collaboratively with other groups in the support of regional recreational activities.
    Athletics: Provide intercollegiate athletic activities consistent with the goals of the University and work collaboratively with other groups in the support of regional athletic activities.

    Goal 4 - Administration

    Support the achievement of UTEP's mission in learning, teaching, research, scholarship, artistic production, and public service through responsive, effective, and efficient administrative and staff services.
    Strategic Planning: Contribute to the achievement of UTEP's mission and goals through the University's planning, institutional research and evaluation system.
    Financial and Material Resources: Plan, manage, and supervise the physical facilities and grounds, materials management, purchasing and campus security in order to provide the necessary support services conducive to learning, teaching, research, artistic production, and public service.
    Institutional Development: Substantially increase UTEP's endowed funding, solidify stewardship relations, and broaden UTEP's donor base.
    Information and Telecommunications Services: Expand and integrate current information and network technology throughout the campus, emphasizing their application to instruction and student learning, and improve information and telecommunication services for essential administrative functions.
    Staff: Hire, train, support, and retain well-qualified staff members who work to ensure the achievement of UTEP's mission and goals.


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