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(Nov. 7, 2011) -- The UTSA Tuition and Fee Proposal Committee will host meetings in November to review and discuss the tuition and fee rates proposed for academic years 2013 and 2014. The committee consisting of students and faculty members meets in a biennial process for setting deregulated tuition and fees.

Open to the public, two meetings will be in the University Center Travis Room (2.202) on the UTSA Main Campus:

  • noon-2:30 p.m., Friday, Nov. 11
  • 9-11:30 a.m., Thursday, Nov. 17

In addition to the public meetings, committee members will participate in other programs aimed at producing a measurable increase to the four-year graduation rate and proposed changes to tuition and fees. After input from the committee, a report will be submitted by Dec. 15 to the UT System Board of Regents to be considered and approved at the regents' March 2012 meeting.

For more information, contact the UTSA Office of the Associate Vice President for Financial Affairs at 210-458-4210 or visit the Tuition and Fees website.

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UTSA Tuition and Fees Committee

Carolina Canizales, student, College of Liberal and Fine Arts
Nicole DAvison, student, College of Sciences
Gerry Dizinno, associate professor, Department of Educational Leadership and Policy Studies
Keith Fairchild, associate professor, Department of Finance
Lorenzo Garcia, student, College of Liberal and Fine Arts
Kirsten Gardner, associate professor, Department of History
Norma Gonzalez, student, College of Sciences
Kiara Gradney, student, College of Liberal and Fine Arts
Marco Guerrero, student, Student Government Association
Xavier Johnson, student, Student Government Association
Travis Jourdan, student, College of Business
Kayla Long, student, undeclared
Dominique Moore, student, College of Liberal and Fine Arts
Steven Ordaz, student, College of Business
Mahdy Saedy, doctoral student, Graduate Council representative, College of Engineering
Alicia Sebastien, student, College of Sciences
Alan Shoho, professor, Department of Educational Leadership and Policy Studies
Chris Stone, doctoral student, College of Business
Jennifer Stone, doctoral student, Graduate Council representative, College of Education and Human Development
Jose Vega, doctoral student, Graduate Countil representative, College of Business
Andrea Watson, student, College of Liberal and Fine Arts
Justina Williams, student, College of Engineering
Martha Wright, student, College of Sciences
Robert Zubiate, student, College of Engineering

 

 

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For acclaimed UTSA writer, poetry rhymes with life

Robert Penn Warren said: “How do poems grow? They grow out of your life.” That is certainly true for Carmen Tafolla. An associate professor of practice with the UTSA College of Education and Human Development, Tafolla has authored more than 20 acclaimed books of poetry and prose, including "The Holy Tortilla and a Pot of Beans." It won the Tom´s Rivera Children’s Book Award in 2009.

Tafolla is a San Antonio native who grew up on the West Side. Attending a private high school, she realized that the literature did not positively portray her community or the people who lived there. She determined to change that in her writing. In published works for both adults and children — more than 200 anthologies, magazines, journals, textbooks and readers in four languages — Tafolla reflects on the rich Mexican-American culture of San Antonio in which she grew up.

Did you know? Tafolla was San Antonio's first Poet Laureate, from 2012 to 2014, and currently serves as the Poet Laureate of Texas.

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