Office of the President

July 25, 2019

Downtown Campus initiatives

In the spring of 2018 we launched an initiative to focus on the student experience at our Downtown Campus. Much progress occurred during this initial phase, which is now coming to a formal close as certain efforts become operationalized and others evolve into more focused initiatives. Read more  
June 5, 2019

Happy birthday, UTSA!

Today is a day to celebrate! It was 50 years ago today, on June 5, 1969, that Governor Preston Smith signed into law House Bill 42 and The University of Texas at San Antonio was born. Read more  
June 3, 2019

UTSA and the 86th Legislative session

This Wednesday we celebrate the 50th anniversary of UTSA’s creation by the Texas Legislature. Just as in 1969, legislators today firmly believe in the ability of UTSA to make a difference in our community and the world. Read more  
June 1, 2019

UTSA has initiatives to match - and help - San Antonio

Taylor Eighmy for the San Antonio Express News
Dreaming big for UTSA means dreaming big for San Antonio. Big dreams, after all, have always been part of our shared history. Read more  
May 30, 2019

New executive leadership structure

Today I’m writing to share a new executive leadership structure that provides a clear process for campus administrative planning, prioritization and decision making, and reflects our core as an academic enterprise. Read more  
May 22, 2019

Restructuring of Student Affairs

The success of our students is our very highest priority at UTSA. As president, I take every opportunity possible to evaluate how we can advance our efforts in this regard. I am writing today to share some significant structural changes to our Student Affairs area that will result in stronger organizational alignments for the benefit of our students. Read more  
May 16, 2019

Campus Conversation 2.0: Presentation to the UTSA Libraries, Art Collection and Institute of Texan Cultures

President Eighmy's "Campus Conversation 2.0" presentation to the UTSA Libraries, Art Collection and Institute of Texan Cultures on May 16, 2019. Read more  
May 10, 2019

Campus Conversation 2.0: Presentation to the UTSA University College, Honors College, Academic Success and Graduate School

President Eighmy's "Campus Conversation 2.0" presentation to the UTSA University College, Honors College, Academic Success and Graduate School on May 10, 2019. Read more  
May 10, 2019

Restructuring of External Relations division

In order to provide the additional focus we will need in these key areas, I have decided to restructure our External Relations functions into two new offices effective June 1st: Development and Alumni Relations, and University Relations. Read more  
May 9, 2019

Follow-up to Ice Miller Report

I am writing to follow-up on the additional investigations conducted by our Equal Opportunity Services (EOS) office subsequent to the release of Ice Miller’s sexual assault allegations investigation report. Read more  
May 9, 2019

2019 Building San Antonio: Dealmaker of the Year

San Antonio Business Journal
The University of Texas at San Antonio’s $90 million plan to expand its downtown campus with the development of a National Security Collaboration Center and a School of Data Science will have a “defining” impact on the Alamo City institution — on a national level. Read more  
May 7, 2019

National Search for UTSA's Vice President for Research, Economic Development and Knowledge Enterprise

I am writing to announce that UTSA is embarking on a national search for a permanent Vice President for Research, Economic Development and Knowledge Enterprise (VPREDKE). Read more  
May 2, 2019

Follow-up regarding sexual assault allegations

We are writing this morning to follow up on our email to you yesterday to reiterate important information that we hope you will widely share with others in our Roadrunner community. Read more  
May 1, 2019

President's Initiative on Respectful Discourse

Today I’m happy to announce a new President’s Initiative on Respectful Discourse. This is the final of three campus climate-related initiatives to launch this semester, together with our initiatives on Preventing Sexual Assault and Misconduct and Inclusive Excellence. Read more  
May 1, 2019

Campus Conversation 2.0: Presentation to UTSA Staff Council

President Eighmy's "Campus Conversation 2.0" presentation to the UTSA Staff Council on May 1, 2019. Read more  
May 1, 2019

Today's demonstration

Today I’m happy to announce a new President’s Initiative on Respectful Discourse. This is the final of three campus climate-related initiatives to launch this semester, together with our initiatives on Preventing Sexual Assault and Misconduct and Inclusive Excellence. Read more  
April 30, 2019

Campus Conversation 2.0: Presentation to UTSA Business Affairs

President Eighmy's "Campus Conversation 2.0" presentation to the UTSA Business Affairs department on April 30, 2019. Read more  
April 29, 2019

Campus Conversation 2.0: Presentation to UTSA Student Affairs

President Eighmy's "Campus Conversation 2.0" presentation to the UTSA Student Affairs department on April 29, 2019. Read more  
April 26, 2019

UTSA president seeking responsible downtown expansion

San Antonio Business Journal
University of Texas at San Antonio leaders are rethinking the way they approach new development west of Interstate 35 as President Taylor Eighmy’s vision for an expanded downtown campus takes shape. Read more  
April 25, 2019

Presentation to the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board

President Eighmy's presentation to the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board on April 25, 2019. Read more  
April 17, 2019

Presentation to the Society of Marketing Professional Services and American Institute of Architects

President Eighmy's presentation at a panel discussion to the Society of Marketing Professional Services and American Institute of Architects on April 17, 2019. Read more  
April 12, 2019

UTSA responds to surge of transfer students

San Antonio Express News
More than 3,000 students will transfer to UTSA this year, among the roughly 3.7 million nationally who are expected to move from one college to another, according to estimates from The National Institute for the Study of Transfer Students. Read more  
April 4, 2019

Reports from UTSA's external reviews

Earlier this week, I received final reports from the two external reviews I initiated last year on UTSA’s Title IX compliance and campus sexual assault allegations. In the spirit of our continued commitment to engage our campus community on these important issues and further ongoing dialogue about how we address sexual misconduct on our campus. Read more  
March 26, 2019

UTSA's transit deal with VIA key to larger multicampus vision

San Antonio Business Journal
The initiative is part of a comprehensive master plan for UTSA that President Taylor Eighmy believes will address key mobility challenges affecting the university and the city, while creating greater connectivity between two growing campuses. Read more  
March 25, 2019

President Eighmy named inaugural Dealmaker of the Year

San Antonio Business Journal
The San Antonio Business Journal has announced that University of Texas at San Antonio President Taylor Eighmy has been chosen as the inaugural Dealmaker of the Year as part of the new Building San Antonio Awards. Read more  
February 27, 2019

President's Initiative on Inclusive Excellence

To advance our goal of creating a campus environment that is welcome and inclusive to all, I am pleased to announce the launch of the President’s Initiative on Inclusive Excellence. Read more  
February 26, 2019

UTSA boosts ties with German university

San Antonio Express News
The University of Texas at San Antonio hosted delegates from a German university Monday as the two institutions worked to develop a partnership born out of San Antonio’s sister city program. Read more  
February 21, 2019

Campus Conversation 2.0: Presentation to UTSA Student Success and Global Initiatives

President Eighmy and Provost Espy's "Campus Conversation 2.0" presentation to the departments of Student Success and Global Initiatives on February 21, 2019. Read more  
February 20, 2019

Campus Conversation 2.0: Presentation to UTSA Research, Economic Development and Knowledge Enterprise

President Eighmy's "Campus Conversation 2.0" presentation to the Office of Research, Economic Development and Knowledge Enterprise on February 20, 2019. Read more  
February 19, 2019

UTSA Day of Service - March 2, 2019

UTSA Day of Service is Saturday, March 2, and we’d love to see you there! Sign up today at utsa.edu/dayofservice. Read more  
February 14, 2019

UTSA Day of Service - March 2, 2019

UTSA Day of Service is Saturday, March 2, and we’d love to see you there! Read more  
February 14, 2019

Presentation to the Texas House Appropriations Committee

President Eighmy's presentation to the Texas House Appropriations Committee on February 14, 2019. Read more  
February 13, 2019

Presentation to the Texas Senate Finance Committee

President Eighmy's presentation to the Texas Senate Finance Committee on February 13, 2019. Read more  
February 11, 2019

President's Initiative on Preventing Sexual Violence and Misconduct

Today I’m pleased to announce a new initiative to cultivate a zero-tolerance environment for all forms of sexual assault and misconduct at UTSA.  Read more  
January 29, 2019

Influencers: People we're watching in 2019

San Antonio Business Journal
Taylor Eighmy, president of The University of Texas at San Antonio, has been selected to the San Antonio Business Journal's national list of executives to watch in 2019. Read more  
January 28, 2019

Inclusive Excellence at UTSA

At its core, inclusive excellence promotes an environment where people from all backgrounds and diverse points of view can engage, learn and thrive. Read more  
January 23, 2019

Launch of UTSA's new Urban Education Institute

I am happy to share some exciting news with you today - the launch of UTSA’s new Urban Education Institute. Read more  
January 23, 2019

Campus Conversation 2.0: Presentation to the UTSA Alumni Board

President Eighmy's "Campus Conversation 2.0" presentation to the UTSA Alumni Board on January 23, 2019. Read more  
January 23, 2019

Campus Conversation 2.0: Presentation to President's Office, Audit and Compliance

President Eighmy's "Campus Conversation 2.0" presentation to the President's Office, Audit and Compliance on January 31, 2019. Read more  
January 14, 2019

Welcome to the spring semester!

2019 is a very special year for UTSA – we’re turning 50! No doubt you’ve noticed the beautiful new 50th banners gracing our campuses. They are the first indicators of the big plans we have in store to celebrate this milestone. Read more