President Kelly Damphousse is committed to candid, engaging, and timely communication that moves Texas State University forward and connects Bobcats directly to TXST's highest office. Read his recent messages about Hopes & Aspirations High.
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Communications & Engagement
“One of the best parts of my job is telling the world about the profound impact our university is making… not just through our academic programs and research enterprise, but in the lives of the people who call TXST home. I am committed to being accessible and maintaining open lines of communication. That is such a fundamental value for me. ”
President Kelly Damphousse
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From on-campus student events to off-campus alumni engagement, Dr. Damphousse (aka KDamp) uses social media to engage with Bobcats near and far.
Archived Messages from President Damphousse
April 24, 2023
Dr. Damphousse invited the TXST community to a special Town Hall to celebrate and discuss the Run to R1 before walking/running across campuses in a symbolic gesture that we are united in our vision to boldly move forward in the pursuit of Hopes & Aspirations High.
September 30, 2022
Dr. Damphousse announced that TXST was awarded the Seal of Excelencia. Texas State is one of only six institutions certified in 2022 by Excelencia in Education, the nation’s premier authority on accelerating Latino student success in higher education.
September 7, 2022
Dr. Damphousse announced to faculty and staff, as a thank you for their successful efforts to boost freshmen enrollment and student retention rates to record highs, every full-time, merit-eligible employee will receive a $1,000 award in their November paycheck.
August 19, 2022
Dr. Damphousse addressed faculty and staff at the annual Convocation. His remarks set forth the top priorities for Texas State University in the new academic year, and a vision for the future of TXST.
August 17, 2022
Dr. Damphousse shared a safety message with the Bobcat community about the university's commitment to safety and security.
July 1, 2022
On the first day of his presidency, Dr. Damphousse sent welcome messages and a VIDEO to students, faculty and staff, parents and families, and alumni, donors and friends of TXST.