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THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS AT EL PASO

AMERICA’S LEADING HISPANIC-SERVING UNIVERSITY

2030 STRATEGIC PLAN

STRATEGIC ADVANTAGES STRATEGIC GOALS

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Mission

UTEP is a comprehensive public research university that is increasing access to excellent higher education. We advance discovery of public value and positively impact the health, culture, education, and economy of the community we serve.

Dr. Wilson

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Regions of the world that choose to educate their people will thrive in the 21st century. Those that do not will be left behind.

Over the last year, UTEP has undertaken a strategic planning process that caused us to evaluate carefully our inherent strengths and the needs of the community we serve.

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STRATEGIC ADVANTAGES

LEVERAGE OUR PLACE

LEVERAGE OUR PLACE

The University of Texas at El Paso is at the heart of a vibrant city located at the westernmost tip of Texas, where three states and two countries converge along a 54-mile section of the Rio Grande in the mountainous Chihuahuan Desert.

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BUILD UPON THE UNIQUE DIVERSITY OF OUR PEOPLE

BUILD UPON THE UNIQUE DIVERSITY OF OUR PEOPLE

Deeply woven into the University’s character are the distinctive strengths of the people whom we serve.

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REINFORCE OUR CULTURE OF CARE

REINFORCE OUR CULTURE OF CARE

With a focus on developing the talent of those who have grown up in our region, UTEP has emerged as America’s most successful Hispanic-serving university.

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STRENGTHEN OUR ENGAGEMENT AND BUILD STRONG PARTNERSHIPS

STRENGTHEN OUR ENGAGEMENT AND BUILD STRONG PARTNERSHIPS

Partnerships are remarkably strong in the region. The alignment in West Texas among public school districts, El Paso Community College and the University is exceptional.

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Ten years from now, when we reflect on this decade of UTEP’s history, it is my hope that this strategic plan will have been an important tool that helped us to focus our work and guide the way."
- Heather Wilson
President

STRATEGIC GOALS

TEACHING, LEARNING AND THE STUDENT EXPERIENCE

TEACHING, LEARNING AND THE STUDENT EXPERIENCE

Provide students an excellent and engaged education in an inclusive university that builds on student strengths and demonstrates a culture of care.

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ADVANCE DISCOVERY

ADVANCE DISCOVERY

Advance research, scholarship and artistic expression with emphasis on areas of current and emerging strength.

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COMMUNITY IMPACT AND PUBLIC SERVICE

COMMUNITY IMPACT AND PUBLIC SERVICE

Foster well-being in our community so that we all live healthier, more prosperous, and culturally enriched lives.

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SHAPE THE FUTURE OF HIGHER EDUCATION

SHAPE THE FUTURE OF HIGHER EDUCATION

Positively impact American higher education as the exemplary Hispanic-serving research university.

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