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Tarleton Today


Tarleton Today is the official University-wide electronic newsletter for students, faculty and staff.

Tarleton Today mission is to keep the University’s students, faculty and staff informed about university announcements, events and news and to be the primary source of official information pertaining to the University.

Frequency and Distribution

Tarleton Today is published by the Department of Marketing & Communications and is distributed to students, faculty and staff of Tarleton. Tarleton Today is distributed to students, faculty and staff via email every weekday at noon during the fall, spring semesters, and every Wednesday during the summer sessions, except for holidays or otherwise stated.

All students, faculty and staff included in the listserv receive Tarleton Today. Students, faculty or staff may not choose to opt out of this communication for this is the primary digital communication to the University.


A. Submitting Items to the Tarleton Today

Try to limit submissions to 50 words. If needed, include a link to a relevant webpage or calendar event with more information. Include the essential information - who, what, where, when, costs, regulations and deadlines in the summary.

Please also use the Tarleton online events calendar. Contact University Web Strategy for a list of calendar administrators in order to submit items.

Submissions will need to be received by 3:00 p.m. the day prior to the next Tarleton Today edition. Items will only be allowed to run twice in one week.

B. Editing

Any items submitted may be edited for clarity, style and space consideration.

C. Editoral Considerations

The final decision for any item to be included rests solely with Marketing & Communications.

Tarleton Now

Tarleton Now will be used only for major breaking news or information that needs to be disseminated to the University community immediately. The assistant vice president of marketing & communications or designee will make decisions on issuing a Tarleton Now in consulation with the president, provost and/or vice president for Institutional Advancement.

By submitting to the Tarleton Today your consent to the following:

I hereby grant Tarleton State University the right to copy, reproduce, distribute, transmit, broadcast, exhibit or display my information for promotional use or other purposes that promote Tarleton’s mission. I understand these rights are granted to Tarleton and may be used in whole or part. I affirm that the subjects in my information have agreed that their likenesses may be used with the terms and conditions of this newsletter listed above.

Contact: Courtnie Ridgway, Marketing & Communications