Friday, March 24, 2017

UTSA community invited to have coffee with the Interim president

UTSA community invited to have coffee with the Interim president

Dr. Pedro Reyes wants to hear from UTSA students, faculty and staff.


(March 17, 2017) -- University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA) Interim President Pedro Reyes wants to hear what's on the minds of UTSA students, faculty and staff over coffee.

Reyes is hosting 'Coffee with the President' on Thursday, March 23, from 2:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the University Center Ski Lodge (UC 1.01.00) on the UTSA Main Campus.

"I'm excited to meet more of our students, faculty and staff," said Reyes. "I want to start an open dialogue with the entire UTSA community to find out their needs and visions for the university. They can depend on me to advocate their best interests."

Seating is limited to the first 50 guests, and the president's office will provide complimentary coffee. Attendees can RSVP on Reyes' Facebook page.

Reyes plans to hold the 'Coffee with the President' series every few weeks. Look for schedule updates on Facebook.

Reyes was named Interim President of UTSA on March 3. He will hold the position until a new permanent president is named, prior to the start of the fall 2017 semester.

Reyes brings more than 30 years of higher education experience to UTSA. He's served as the Executive Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs at The University of Texas (UT) System and as Associate Vice Chancellor for Academic Planning and Assessment at the UT System, Office of Academic Affairs. He also was Associate Dean of Graduate Studies and Professor of Education Policy and Administration at The University of Texas at Austin.

Reyes is passionate about education policy. He's also raised more than 22 million dollars in research development grants from numerous foundations and authored several books.

- Courtney Clevenger

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