The recent protests occurring across college campuses, including at UTSA, are reminders of the power of public discourse and the importance of universities to provide students with the intellectual tools for civic engagement.
As San Antonio celebrates its Tricentennial in 2018 and the University of Texas at San Antonio marks its Semicentennial in 2019, our community has a unique opportunity to reflect on its past while also envisioning its future.
The results of last fall’s faculty/staff diversity and inclusion survey are now available, and I encourage you to take some time out of your busy day to give the report a read. The data have much to tell us about UTSA’s current climate for underrepresented groups on our campus.
UTSA will undergo a Reaffirmation of Accreditation review from the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) in 2019-2020. This review happens once every 10 years, and it is a very big deal.
Yesterday I sent letters to our representatives in Congress to express my concerns regarding the proposed legislation for tax reform, which could have significant impact on the cost of obtaining a degree.
Today’s announcement regarding ending the DACA program has grave implications for our country’s undocumented immigrant students. As a lifelong educator I feel a moral obligation to add my own voice to those defending the Dreamers.
The University of Texas at San Antonio is dedicated to the advancement of knowledge through research and discovery, teaching and learning, community engagement and public service. As an institution of access and excellence, UTSA embraces multicultural traditions and serves as a center for intellectual and creative resources as well as a catalyst for socioeconomic development - for Texas, the nation and the world.
To be a premier public research university, providing access to educational excellence and preparing citizen leaders for the global environment.
UTSA's Core Values
We encourage an environment of dialogue and discovery, where integrity, excellence, inclusiveness, respect, collaboration and innovation are fostered.