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It is with great pleasure that I welcome you to Texas A&M University-Commerce. Our colleges, departments and programs are comprised of committed faculty, staff and students who help foster an enriching campus environment. At A&M-Commerce, we transform lives through education and scholarship. I hope you prosper as part of the Lion family!

Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs


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Department of Institutional Effectiveness and Research

The Department of Institutional Effectiveness and Research (IER) improves the quality of university services and academic programs by providing support to administrative and academic departments through planning and evaluation, accreditation, institutional research, survey design and analysis and more.

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Office of Academic Technology

The Office of Academic Technology improves experiences with myLEO Online, course design, accessibility and multimedia studio production for courses.

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Texas Association for Black Personnel in Higher Education

The Texas Association for Black Personnel in Higher Education (TABPHE) is a statewide, voluntary educational association that represents all levels of higher education and serves as a voice for Black faculty, staff, students and administrators in order to ensure a better educational system for all. TABPHE provides an avenue for professional development opportunities that enrich higher education personnel and improve the quality of their professional growth.

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Academic Success Center

The Academic Success Center (ASC) provides resources, including tutoring, to help you succeed in your classes.

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State Authorization

State Authorization is the process of gaining approval from other states to operate within their borders. This improves consumer protection and students' ability to participate in distance education courses.

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Texas Success Initiative

The Texas Success Initiative (TSI) Assessment is designed to help your college or university determine if you are ready for college-level coursework.

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Faculty Ombuds

The Ombuds Office ensures that every voice at Texas A&M University-Commerce is heard, without fear of loss of privacy, retribution or retaliation and that problems can receive impartial attention.

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Faculty-Led Student Funding

Faculty-Led Student Funding is an initiative that supports faculty efforts to engage with students by offering funded opportunities both in and outside the classroom. Campus-wide collaboration is encouraged between colleges, student affairs and student organizations.

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Investing in Us

Investing in Us offers a professional development program at no cost to Texas A&M University-Commerce faculty and staff through a series of credit-bearing, academic, master classes. The program promotes a supportive environment for employees seeking to learn, grow and thrive in their careers.

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Artificial Intelligence Initiative

The Artificial Intelligence Initiative focuses on integrating AI into several areas of the university, from teaching to service delivery. The committee examines ways to use AI to facilitate student learning, identify at-risk students earlier and increase student retention. The group monitors changing workforce needs in relation to AI.

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Contact Us

  • ATTN: The Office of the Provost and Academic Affairs, P.O. Box 3011
  • Commerce, TX 75429
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