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UTSA hosts tuition and fee proposal meetings in November


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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.


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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Film Screening: The Head of Joaquin Murrieta by John Valadez

The Mexican American Studies Program will host a screening of this irreverent, entertaining and often disturbing tale that uses both fiction and documentary story telling devices to tear open a painful and long ignored history: the lynching of Mexican Americans in the southwest.
Buena Vista Building Aula Canaria (BV 1.328), Downtown Campus

Oct. 6, 3 p.m.

State of the University

Join President Ricardo Romo as he gives his address to the UTSA community.
H-E-B University Center Ballroom (UC 1.104), Main Campus

Oct. 7, 6:30 p.m.

The Impact of the 84th Texas Legislative Session on Public Schools: Any Rain in Sight or Are Those Smoke Clouds on the Horizon?

Join the College of Education and Human Development's Center for Educational Leadership, Policy and Professional Development for a discussion about what passed and what didn't in the last legislative session and what it means for Bexar County Public Schools. 
Durango Building Southwest Room (DB 1.124), Main Campus

Oct. 8, 10 a.m.

Graduate Fair

Graduate School representatives from across the country will provide information on options after earning a bachelor's degree. Students, alumni and community members are welcome.
University Center Retama Galleria, Main Campus

Oct. 10, 8:30 a.m. - 3 p.m.

UTSA CITE Technology Entrepreneurship Boot Camp

Kickstart your career as an entrepreneur at The University of Texas at San Antonio’s Center for Innovation, Technology and Entrepreneurship (CITE) Technology Entrepreneurship Boot Camp.
Business Building, Richard S. Liu Auditorium (BB 2.01.02), Main Campus

Oct. 14, 5:30 p.m.

Architecture as Rendered Society

The UTSA College of Architecture, Construction and Planning, in partnership with AIA San Antonio’s Latinos in Architecture, presents architect Andrés Jaque, founder of the Office for Political Innovation, an architectural practice dually based in New York and Madrid.
Buena Vista Building, Aula Canaria Lecture Hall (BV 1.328), Downtown Campus

Oct. 20-21, 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.

SECC Book Sale

Looking for a good read? Shop for yourself or for gifts and help change a life at the same time. Browse and buy children’s stories, novels and more at the 2015 SECC Book Sale.
Sombrilla Plaza, Main Campus

Oct. 27, 11:30 a.m.

Lecture by Composer Larry Groupe

The UTSA Music Department presents Emmy-award winning Composer Larry Groupe. Groupe has composed music for films such as "The Contender," "Straw Dogs" and "Miami Vice," and TV shows such as "Star Trek: The Next Generation," "Ren and Stimpy" and "American Gladiators." Lecture is free and open to the public.
Arts Building (2.03.15-18), Main Campus

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