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The University of Texas at San Antonio is a community of scholars where integrity, excellence, inclusiveness, respect, collaboration, and innovation are fostered.

As a Roadrunner, I will:

  • Uphold the highest standards of academic and personal integrity by practicing and expecting fair and ethical conduct;
  • Respect and accept individual differences, recognizing the inherent dignity of each person;
  • Contribute to campus life and the larger community through my active engagement; and
  • Support the fearless exploration of dreams and ideas in the advancement of ingenuity, creativity, and discovery.

Guided by these principles now and forever, I am a Roadrunner!

 

Adopted on behalf of The University of Texas at San Antonio community on the fifteenth of November in the year 2010.

 

UTSA Creed

 

 


History of the Roadrunner Creed

In 2010, Dean of Students Kevin Price asked Student Life staff members John Kaulfus and Charlin Jones to initiate a student driven process to establish a UTSA Roadrunner Creed. A student committee was formed which included:

  • Felicia Ruiz, Student Government
  • Darian Garcia, Interfraternity Council
  • Simon Fraser, Interfraternity Council
  • Tanya Tijerina, Honors Alliance
  • Emilio Rodriguez, Honors Alliance
  • Kelly Gambill, Honors Alliance
  • Elissa Dougherty, Honors Alliance

Students were surveyed to determine what values, qualities, and characteristics they believed best defined what it meant to be a UTSA Roadrunner. 

A writing committee comprised of students, faculty, and staff was formed to craft the results of the student survey into a creed. This committee included:

Students were surveyed to determine what values, qualities, and characteristics they believed best defined what it meant to be a UTSA Roadrunner. 

A writing committee comprised of students, faculty, and staff was formed to craft the results of the student survey into a creed. This committee included:

  • Kevin Price, Dean of Students
  • Charlin Jones, Special Events Center, Chair
  • John Kaulfus, Associate Dean of Students
  • Jan McKinney, Assistant Director, Student Judicial Affairs
  • Janis Bush, Biology Faculty
  • Emilio Rodriguez, Honors Alliance
  • Jeffery Cisneros, Student, History Major
  • Jodi Ierien, Student, English Major

 

The final version of the UTSA Roadrunner Creed was presented to the Student Government Association which voted to endorse the Creed on September 23, 2010. It was then forwarded to the University's administration and was approved by President Ricardo Romo and UTSA's vice presidents on November 15, 2010.