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UTSA President Ricardo Romo to deliver State of the University address

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(Sept. 14, 2012) -- UTSA President Ricardo Romo will deliver the annual State of the University address at 3 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 3 in the University Center Ballroom (1.104) on the UTSA Main Campus. In the address, Romo will reflect on the value of an education from UTSA and share his vision for the coming year.

Romo will be introduced by Raymund Paredes, Ph.D., commissioner on the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board (THECB).

Paredes was appointed commissioner of higher education by Gov. Rick Perry in 2004. With more than three decades of experience in higher education, he oversees the daily operations of the THECB including finances, academic planning and policy.

Faculty, staff and students are encouraged to attend the event. A reception will follow the address. Parking for community guests will be available in the Ximenes Avenue Garage (formerly South Garage), accessible from UTSA Boulevard.

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According to Wikipedia, the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board, headquartered in Austin, is an agency of the Texas state government that oversees all public post-secondary education in Texas. The board determines which Texas public four-year universities are permitted to start or continue degree programs. The board also evaluates degrees from other states and other nations for use in Texas.



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