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Strategic Plan

Browse the vision and goals Texarkana College has for the next two years.

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Core Values & Beliefs

Mission
Advancing our community through attainable higher education and lifelong learning.

Opportunity
Our highest priority is increasing the number of people with higher education credentials in our area.

Excellence
Excellence in instruction, financial management, and facilities will provide a safe, secure, and effective learning environment.

Success
Texarkana College is committed to student success and completion.

Diversity
An equitable and inclusive campus culture fosters the support of Texarkana College’s diverse community of students, faculty, and staff.

Community
Community trust and support of Texarkana College are catalysts for regional economic development and provide a high return on investment.

2022-2024 Top Priorities

Excellence
Texarkana College will develop a financial stability plan in response to the current economic environment and will continue advocacy at the state level for increased support.

Success
By fall 2023, the primary instructional format for academic courses will be in 8-week terms.

Diversity
Texarkana College will employ highly qualified faculty and staff in an effort to better reflect the community and campus demographics.

Opportunity

Our highest priority is increasing the number of people with higher education credentials in our region.

Our goals:

TC will increase fall enrollment for technical programs and annual contact hours for continuing education courses by 20% by end of the 2024 academic year compared to fall 2021.

The TC Foundation will revise and expand scholarships to focus on recruiting new students to Texarkana College who would not otherwise be able to attend college.

Excellence

Excellence in instruction, financial management, and facilities will provide a safe, secure, and effective learning environment.

Our goals:

Top Priority
TC will develop a financial stability plan in response to the current economic environment and will continue advocacy at the state level for increased support.

TC will complete capital projects to modernize campus instructional and common areas.

Success

TC is committed to student success and completion.

Our goals:

Top Priority
By fall 2023, the TC primary instructional format for academic courses will be in 8-week terms.

TC will implement an enhanced communication module to enable two-way text messaging with students.

TC will continue to be a Texas leader in completion rates by finishing each cohort in the top 25% for full-time students and top 50% for part-time students for all Texas community colleges.

Diversity

An equitable and inclusive campus culture fosters the support of Texarkana College’s diverse community of students, faculty, and staff.

Our goals:

Top Priority
TC will employ highly qualified faculty and staff in an effort to better reflect the community and campus demographics.

TC will develop a cohort mentorship for men of color to equip them with the necessary skills to be successful both inside and outside the classroom.

Community

Community trust and support of TC are catalysts for regional economic development and provide a high return on investment.

Our goals:

The TC Foundation will reach $15 million in assets by 2025.

TC will investigate other credit and non-credit health care programs to produce entry level workers.

TC will work with AR-TX REDI, Chamber of Commerce, City of Texarkana, TexAmericas Center, and other community partners to create new economic development opportunities .

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