The Business Affairs Staff at Texas Southern University are committed to exemplifying
our “Core Values”:
We are committed to conducting ourselves in an honest and credible manner, and to
abiding by high ethical and moral standards.
We are committed to achieving excellence in all our assigned responsibilities. We
will carry out our responsibilities with pride, professionalism and enthusiasm.
We are committed to meeting and facilitating the needs of the University community
in a "customer-oriented" manner.
We are committed to demonstrating a sincere and caring attitude toward those with
whom we interact. We will treat others with dignity and respect.
We are committed to creating an environment where harmony, cooperation, open communication,
camaraderie and team effort are fostered. We will strive for win-win solutions.
We are committed to providing an environment where staff members are encouraged to
grow professionally and personally, to develop and offer new ideas and solutions,
to share in information, to be recognized for achievement and to be given opportunities
for responsibility and empowerment.
To be a trusted resource to the TSU community and most importantly to our students,
in all financial matters and to be viewed as a knowledgeable, helpful and responsive
department. Additionally, we aspire to become leaders in higher education finance
Supporting the mission of the University and with a student-centered focus, the Business
Affairs Department’s mission is: to provide high quality, efficient, effective, and
accurate financial services to all campus constituents especially to our students;
to establish and communicate policies and procedures necessary to ensure proper and
efficient use of University resources; to encourage change through continuous process
and quality improvement with a progressive vision toward the future; to safeguard
the University’s assets by ensuring and monitoring adherence and compliance with regulatory
and other requirements from federal, state and other regulatory bodies; and to provide
timely, accurate and defensible reporting that will withstand audits and provide reliable
and meaningful information for decision makers.
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