At Texas Christian University, our mission is "To educate individuals to think and act as ethical leaders and responsible citizens in the global community." I believe that responsible citizens in Texas need to know that we must do a much better job of providing basic and humane support for education, health care, mental health, and women's issues, just to name a few.
Put Texas on the Brink next to the fact that the economy of Texas has an economy that is second largest in the United States and is the 15th largest economy in the world (based on GDP). In 2006, Texas had a gross state product of $1.09 trillion, and per capita as of 2005 was $42,975. Texas is responsible for 7.9% of the United States' gross domestic product. According to the Texas Economy Online, the economic future of Texas is bright
- Economic growth that exceeds the U.S. average.
- Stronger business ties to the far corners of the world.
- An older and more ethnically diverse population.