The TU Commitment

Let The University of Tulsa be part of your story. Some of your story has already been written, and so much more is yet to unfold. You are joining an accepting and inclusive community of engaged learners who actively sculpt their own learning and development. Our faculty and staff mentor and empower you and your peers for personal and collaborative growth by cultivating an insatiable intellectual curiosity and inquisitiveness. This chapter of self-discovery sparks individual development, opportunities to bring value to others, and foresight to discover a future not yet revealed. We are excited about your accomplishments and boundless potential. Let us help you write the rest of your story.

How do we want TU students to feel?

  • Accepted: Physically, emotionally and spiritually safe, valued for who you are and your potential now and forever
  • Engaged: An active participant in your own learning to develop unique gifts and talents, not talked down to, you have a voice and a desire to be heard
  • Empowered: So that your unique gifts and talents can be further developed for your personal growth, collaborative potential and the opportunity to bring value to others
  • Self-discovery: Cultivate your intellectual curiosity and inquisitiveness

Let The University of Tulsa be part of your story. Some of your story has already been written, and so much more is yet to unfold. You are joining an accepting and inclusive community of engaged learners who actively sculpt their own learning and development. Our faculty and staff mentor and empower you and your peers for personal and collaborative growth by cultivating an insatiable intellectual curiosity and inquisitiveness. This chapter of self-discovery sparks individual development, opportunities to bring value to others, and foresight to discover a future not yet revealed. We are excited about your accomplishments and boundless potential. Let us help you write the rest of your story.

ACCEPTED
ENGAGED
EMPOWERED
SELF-DISCOVERY
Physically, emotionally and spiritually safe, valued for who you are and your potential now and forever
An active participant in your own learning to develop unique gifts and talents, not talked down to, you have a voice and a desire to be heard
So that your unique gifts and talents can be further developed for your personal growth, collaborative potential and the opportunity to bring value to others
Cultivate your intellectual curiosity and inquisitiveness
With the fall 2017 entering class, and each class thereafter, increase the university’s four-year graduation rate to 70 percent and six-year graduation rate to 80 percent.
1.2 Student-Centered Culture
1.4 Accessibility and Affordability
1.1 Centralized Retention Team
1.2 Centralized Retention Team
1.3 Summer Programs
1.4 Accessibility and Affordability
Grow total enrollment to 5,400 by 2022.
2.1 Access and Opportunity
2.5 Student Pipeline
2.3 Alumni Engagement
2.4 Parent Engagement
2.6 Integrated Marketing and Communications
2.2 Value and Outcomes
2.5 Student Pipeline
2.7 Executive Education and Professional Programs
Reorient academic and co-curricular programs to catalyze a campus-wide culture of innovation and research as the best means to prepare students for our current and future knowledge-based economy.
3.3 Faculty Research, Scholarship and/or Creative Endeavors
3.4 Internships, Clinical Learning and Global Learning
3.5 Co-Curricular Programs
3.6 Technology
3.7 Facilities
3.1 Assess Academic Programs
3.2 Faculty Hiring and Development
3.3 Faculty Research, Scholarship and/or Creative Endeavors
3.4 Internships, Clinical Learning and Global Learning
3.5 Co-curricular Programs
3.6 Technology
3.7 Facilities
3.1 Assess Academic Programs
3.2 Faculty Hiring and Development
3.4 Internships, Clinical Learning and Global Learning
3.5 Co-curricular Programs
Provide our students access to an outstanding and diverse faculty and
staff.
4.1 Faculty and Staff Compensation and Professional Development
4.2 Faculty and Staff Diversity
4.3 Staff Input
4.1 Faculty and Staff Compensation and Professional Development
4.3 Staff Input
4.4 Assessment and Accountability
4.1 Faculty and Staff Compensation and Professional Development
4.4 Assessment and Accountability
Achieve recognition as the intellectual engine, driving innovation, economic growth, entrepreneurship and justice in the Tulsa region.
5.1 Branded Partnerships
5.2 Faculty Community Engagement
5.5 Physical Spaces for Innovation and Collaboration
5.1 Branded Partnerships
5.2 Faculty Community Engagement
5.3 Faculty Research and Graduate Degree Programs
5.4 Power of Alumni Network
5.5 Physical spaces for Innovation and Collaboration
5.1 Branded Partnerships
5.3 Faculty Research and Graduate Degree Programs
5.4 Power of Alumni Network
5.1 Branded Partnerships
5.2 Faculty Community Engagement
5.3 Faculty Research and Graduate Degree Programs
5.4 Power of Alumni Network
5.5 Physical Spaces for Innovation and Collaboration