The faculty senate extends its thanks to all past and present faculty members of the handbook committee and to everyone who contributed time and effort to completing the Texas State University Faculty Handbook.SAN MARCOS The City of San Marcos, Texas is located between the State Capitol of Austin and the Alamo City of San Antonio.The official electronic version is maintained on the homepage of the Office of the Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs.The Provost’s Office will enter any substantive changes in the handbook after receiving the written concurrence of the faculty senate.San Marcos is the County Seat of Hays County, the 15 fastest-growing county in the United States.Hays County has an annual growth rate of 5.3% and San Marcos, 4.5%.Additional cities located in the surrounding area include the following: New Braunfels ( 18 miles south of San Marcos; Buda ( 18 miles north of San Marcos; and Wimberley ( 15 miles west of San Marcos.San Marcos is located only 26 miles from Austin and 45 miles from San Antonio.
Local businesses are expanding, and retail and manufacturing prospects are seeking sites in the area.
THE FACULTY SENATE HANDBOOK COMMITTEE The first Faculty Handbook was published in 1964-65.
In 1972, the Texas State Faculty Senate created a permanent handbook committee on which the senate relies to monitor changes and updates and to determine when a full revision is warranted.
As a major tourist destination, San Marcos welcomes visitors to this beautiful community.
Located at the gateway to the Texas Hill Country, San Marcos has historic places to visit, a variety of places to stay, and the best shopping in Texas.