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TTUHSC - El Paso Institutional Mission, Philosophy and Goals

Mission

The mission of Texas Tech University and Texas Tech Health Sciences Center is:
To improve the health of people by providing educational opportunities for students and health care professionals, advancing knowledge through scholarship and research, and providing patient care and service.

Philosophy

Texas Tech University and Texas Tech Health Sciences Center are individual entities which comprise the whole of Texas Tech, and which, in the historic tradition of institutions of higher learning, are dedicated to providing the highest quality of education and instruction; research; and service to all of its constituents, including students, faculty, staff, administration, alumni, parents, patients, and members of the greater community.

Goals

The following goals for the University and Health Sciences Center are to be pursued during the subsequent decade:

Recruit, retain, and develop students of the highest quality
Strengthen academic programs at both the undergraduate and graduate levels
Promote continual improvement of faculty competence through recruitment and development activities
Expand and strengthen the University and Health Sciences Center research thrust
Emphasize the public service mission of the University and Health Sciences Center with particular emphasis on the state and region

Vision Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center will be recognized as a top-ranked health sciences university.
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