Father of UTSA

Students Raul Champion and Patricia Klein present Rep. Frank Lombardino with a commemorative UTSA-groundbreaking shovel to thank him for his work in securing additional legislative funds for the university.

Father of UTSA

Only one person gets to be honored with such a title: Frank Lombardino

Texas Rep. Frank Lombardino played an integral role in the late 1960s in the creation of The University of Texas at San Antonio. In this semicentennial year for UTSA, we salute his hard work and his legacy within the university’s history.

Hover over the image, below, to access the story of Lombardino’s ties to UTSA.