Sunday, October 13, 2019

Celebrating the 50th: UTSA restructures colleges and divisions

Celebrating the 50th: UTSA restructures colleges and divisions

Before UTSA had departments for students to major in, academic programs were broken up into divisions.

Editor's note: This article was originally published in Sombrilla Magazine, Fall 2000  

A year ago [in 1999] President Ricardo Romo appointed a committee to gather faculty input on remaking the academic structure of the university. This fall a sweeping reorganization of the university’s academic structure—bearing the UT System’s stamp of approval—is well under way. 

To date, UTSA has reconfigured its division-based academic structure by renaming and reorganizing all but one college, resulting in the creation of six colleges and a School of Architecture [within the new College of Liberal and Fine Arts]. Only the College of Business remains relatively unaffected by this round of reorganization; its name and divisions are intact. 

This academic year’s students are the first to take classes in the… 

Read the rest of the article “University Makeover” and relive other memories from UTSA’s history as we celebrate the university’s 50th anniversary year.


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