Office of the President

Message from the President

Jun 19, 2018

Follow-up regarding campus consensual relationships

I am sending along a follow-up to my message of May 24 regarding investigations of faculty-student consensual relationships on our campus. Read more  
Jun 15, 2018

Budget and merit increase for fiscal year 2019

Over the last several months, Vice President for Business Affairs Kathy Funk-Baxter and her team worked diligently to craft an institutional budget for fiscal year 2019 that balances a multitude of priorities. Read more  
Jun 8, 2018

Strategic initiative on data governance and integrity

Making data-driven decisions is important to the success of any organization – but the decisions themselves are only as good as the data they’re based on. The primary goal of our next strategic initiative on Data Governance & Integrity is to provide all of us with the information we need to make effective decisions as faculty and staff here at UTSA. Read more  
Jun 1, 2018

Where we've been, where we're going

As our minds turn to preparing for the upcoming terms, I wanted to take a moment to share some thoughts regarding where we’ve been this year, and the vision for UTSA’s future in the decade ahead. Read more  
May 29, 2018

New peer models of excellence

Though we are forging our own, distinct path as San Antonio’s university of the future, there are lessons to be learned from the successes of others. Read more  
May 24, 2018

Message regarding campus consensual relationships

As a nation we are grappling with the devastating reality that sexual harassment and misconduct are all too common in our society. Read more  
May 8, 2018

A new face in the President's Office

There is a new face in the President’s Office, very happy to announce the hiring of Yvonne De Leon as the new executive assistant to the President. Read more  
Apr 13, 2018

Presidential Initiative on the Downtown Campus

Imagine a Downtown “Centro” Campus that is just as vibrant and active as the Main “Norte” Campus—an urban academic enclave that provides a fully realized living/learning experience for students and serves as an intellectual gateway to San Antonio’s near west side and downtown. Read more  
Apr 11, 2018

New additions to UTSA's Senior Leadership Team

President Eighmy announced the addition of two additional positions to his Senior Leadership Team. Read more  
Apr 4, 2018

New website for bias incident reporting

UTSA’s new Campus Climate Team, which launched in November, has been actively monitoring and addressing bias incidents on campus. The Campus Climate Team has since launched a website to provide accurate information to the community regarding campus bias incidents. Read more  
Apr 2, 2018

Dream no small dreams

In a message to the UTSA community, President Eighmy gives updates on key initiatives and university conversations. Read more  
Mar 30, 2018

Reorganization of community services units

On Friday, March 30, 2018, President Eighmy announced new reporting lines for the units responsible for the university’s community engagement efforts. Read more  
Mar 21, 2018

Interim Vice Presidents for Student Success and Strategic Enrollment

In an email to the campus community, President Eighmy noted the prioritization of UTSA’s efforts around student success and strategic enrollment by naming two new interim vice presidents to serve on his senior leadership team. Rhonda M. Gonzales will serve as Interim Vice President for Student Success, and Lisa G. Blazer as Interim Vice President for Strategic Enrollment. Read more  
Feb 20, 2018

Preventing Sexual Misconduct/Department of Title IX Services

Over the past several years, a number of systemic issues of sexual misconduct on university campuses have come to light. My position on this issue is straightforward and unyielding: sexual misconduct of any kind is unacceptable, and we must adopt a community ethos of zero tolerance. Read more  
Feb 15, 2018

UTSA's Tuition and Fees Proposal

A message to UTSA students, staff and faculty regarding the tuition proposal President Eighmy will bring forward to the U.T. System Board of Regents. Read more  
Jan 24, 2018

New Diversity Groups & Initiatives

Over the last several weeks, it became apparent to me that we need a path forward to talk with one another about the sensitive—and often difficult—issues sounding inclusion, diversity and freedom of expression. Read more  
Jan 22, 2018

Welcoming Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor to UTSA

Join us for a special appearance by Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor on Thursday, January 25, 2018. Read more  
Dec 7, 2017

Shining a spotlight on student experiences

The strategic vision for UTSA continues to evolve as I proudly announce a new proposed theme focused on the student experience. Read more  
Nov 29, 2017

Response to United UTSA Coalition concerns

My sincere thanks for your letter of November 27. I was grateful for the opportunity to follow up on my invitation to meet with the Executive Board of NAACP at UTSA, and I felt our meeting yesterday morning to talk through the letter’s contents in detail and to discuss UTSA’s ongoing response to the Patriot Front banner was very productive. Read more  
Nov 10, 2017

Veterans Day Greetings

President Eighmy's Veterans Day message to the UTSA community. Read more  
Oct 24, 2017

Strategic Initiatives on Tuition and Fees and Weighted Student Credit Hour Optimization

President Eighmy announces the launch of two strategic initiatives, one on tuition and fees, the second on weighted student credit hour optimization. Read more  
Oct 23, 2017

President's Initiative on Finance and Budget Modeling

President Eighmy announces the launch of a special initiative on finance and budget modeling. Read more  
Oct 20, 2017

President's Initiative on Strategic Enrollment

President Eighmy announces the launch of a special presidential initiative on strategic enrollment. Read more  
Oct 19, 2017

President's Initiative on Student Success

President Eighmy announces the launch of a special presidential initiative on student success, the first of five initiatives set to launch this fall. Read more  
Oct 3, 2017

A Vision for UTSA

In an email to the campus community, President Eighmy outlines his vision for UTSA as San Antonio's university of the future. Read more