The President's Perspective is a short chat with the president and CEO of Texas A&M University-Commerce, Dr. Mark Rudin. Topics range from new and exciting developments for our students, faculty and staff at the University to State-wide higher education issues. In Series One, Dr. Rudin explores the A&M-Commerce Strategic Plan adopted for use from 2019 through 2024. Within it are four foundational principles and five strategic priorities and goals.
University President Discusses Fall Reopening Against Pandemic Backdrop
Texas A&M University-Commerce is set to resume its fall semester on Monday, August 24. With the backdrop of the global COVID-19 pandemic class offerings range from in-person to online-only to a number of hybrid curriculum options. The student experience for commuters and residents alike is going to differ in a number of ways from any previous semester in the school's history.
Exploring TAMUC's Four Foundational Principles
In this final installment of a podcast series dedicated to the Texas A&M University-Commerce 2019-2024 Strategic Plan, Dr. Mark Rudin takes time to spell out the thinking behind the four foundational principles laid out in the plan. They include commitments to be: Transformative Innovative Inclusive Sustainable A transcript of the discussion, recorded in early February 2020, is below. Jerrod Knight: This is The President's Perspective, a podcast with the purpose of sharing what's important
A&M-Commerce Aligns Initiatives
Located 66 miles northeast of Dallas, Commerce, TX has been home to the institution now called Texas A&M University-Commerce since an 1894 fire forced its relocation from Cooper, TX. A&M-Commerce occupies a unique space straddling a line between an urban and a rural identity.
Respect and Collaboration at the Heart of TAMUC's 'Inclusive Community' Goal
The Texas A&M University-Commerce 2019-2024 Strategic Plan lists, "Create an inclusive community characterized by respect and collaboration," as a strategic priority and goal. An ongoing Civility Initiative, headed by counseling professor Dr. LaVelle Hendricks, seeks to instill and confirm ideas about how university personnel might positively interact with one another and with students, families, and community members. A&M-Commerce president Dr. Mark Rudin discusses this institutional
The Elevation of Research at A&M-Commerce
To say that Texas A&M University-Commerce president Mark Rudin carries a flame for institutional research is a bit of an understatement. It's his passion, and it shows clearly in this conversation with KETR's Jerrod Knight. This episode of The President's Perspective is the second in an initial series on the subject of the 2019-2024 Strategic Plan for A&M-Commerce. The plan introduces five strategic priorities and goals, the second of which is a commitment to "Elevate Research."
Student Preparedness as a Strategic Goal at TAMUC
In the fall of 2019, Texas A&M University-Commerce published its 2019-2024 Strategic Plan. At only six pages, this polished full-color document is notably succinct and deserves to have its finer points explored beyond what appears on the page. This is The President's Perspective, a podcast with the purpose of sharing what's important and what matters to the president and CEO of Texas A&M University-Commerce, Dr. Mark Rudin. This is the first episode in a six-part initial series of