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Latest Updates

Oct 1, 2020

An announcement from the President’s Cabinet

We have good news to share! This morning Excelencia in Education is announcing that UTSA has earned their prestigious Seal of Excelencia for advancing Latino student success. Read more  
Sep 22, 2020

Register to make your voice heard

This year, my goal is a lofty one – I want to see every single eligible Roadrunner cast their vote in the November general election. The first step is ensuring that you are registered to vote, and we have a big deadline coming up. Read more  
Sep 18, 2020

UTSA’s new inclusivity statement

These last few months we have witnessed communities locally and around the nation rising up and coming together to fight for a new future based on equality and systemic change. Read more  
Sep 15, 2020

Preventing Sexual Assault and Misconduct initiative update

As part of our commitment to bring you updates about the work of the President’s Initiative on Preventing Sexual Assault and Misconduct, I am writing to share information regarding our ongoing efforts in prevention education, services related to advocacy, reporting options and ways you can get involved. Read more  
Sep 8, 2020

Looking toward the future

I hope that you have settled in to the fall semester and are enjoying the sense of discovery that comes with a new academic year. I am truly amazed by how far we’ve come since March and our ability to rapidly adapt the ways we learn, live, teach, work and research – with truly remarkable results. Read more  
Aug 7, 2020

UTSA’s accreditation site visit

This week we welcomed UTSA’s Reaffirmation of Accreditation Committee in a series of virtual meetings with faculty, staff and students from across the university. Read more  
Jul 8, 2020

UTSA provides further updates for fall semester learning and operations

These last few months have been challenging, and we are all concerned that the pandemic situation in San Antonio and in Texas remains very unstable. The health and well-being of our entire community are constantly at the forefront as we develop adaptable plans for the fall semester. Read more  
Jul 1, 2020

Personnel changes as part of our FY21 budget reduction process

Over the last several weeks, I have shared updates with all of you regarding UTSA’s FY21 budget. Our work over the last few years to create a budget model that is transparent and participatory provided a particularly important foundation for this year, one where we face extraordinary and unpredictable circumstances. Read more  
Jun 30, 2020

University provides update on next steps for fall semester plans

We know you are anxiously awaiting more news about how the fall semester will look at UTSA. Read more  
Jun 19, 2020

Budget Planning Next Steps | Fall 2020 Planning Update

On Wednesday afternoon, all vice presidents, deans and vice provosts presented their FY21 budget plans to the University Leadership Council. The plans will now go to the Resource Management Team, then forwarded for presidential final approval. These next steps in our process bring us closer to finalizing our budget for this coming academic year. Read more  
Jun 18, 2020

Today's Supreme Court decision on DACA

Today’s favorable decision by the Supreme Court on Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) is a momentous occasion for Dreamers in our university community and across our nation.  Read more  
Jun 17, 2020

Listening and taking action

This Friday, on Juneteenth, we commemorate the end of slavery in the United States. In recognition of this historic event, we are writing to follow up on President Eighmy’s message earlier this month to share our next critical action steps around our equity and racial justice efforts. Read more  
Jun 16, 2020

Public Health Task Force report to guide fall planning

I am pleased today to share the report from our Public Health Task Force to guide our safe and healthy return to campus this fall. Read more  
Jun 3, 2020

Budget and planning update

I am mindful of the importance of regular communication with all of you as we continue to navigate through uncharted waters. Thank you for your patience with an abundance of emails this spring and summer, as transparency is so critical to all our decisions. Read more  
Jun 2, 2020

Standing together in the fight for justice

The recent incidents of racism, violence and killing of Black citizens in our country are a stark reminder of how we must rid deeply-rooted bigotry and injustices from our society. Read more  
May 11, 2020

Planning for summer and fall

As the spring semester comes to a close, I want to share my current thinking with you about this coming summer and fall semesters. Read more  
Apr 30, 2020

FY21 budget planning & ensuring UTSA's best possible financial future

Over the last month, we sent you several messages addressing UTSA’s financial planning in light of our rapidly changing circumstances. We are writing today to follow-up on those messages and our very productive discussion sessions last week with the Academic Council, University Leadership Council, Faculty Senate, Staff Senate and our academic deans. Read more  
Mar 3, 2020

Accreditation site visit two weeks away!

On March 16-19, we will host a team of eight peer reviewers on our campus as the next step in our race to reaccreditation. Read more  
Mar 2, 2020

Coronavirus update

I am writing to give you all an update regarding the coronavirus outbreak and the action steps UTSA is taking to keep our community safe. While the immediate risk to our campus continues to be low, we are taking proactive measures in order to mitigate this emerging public health threat. Read more  
Feb 28, 2020

Our path to wellbeing

While this message contains important updates on actions we have taken over the last year and since launching UTSA’s Enriching Campus Wellbeing Initiative last month, we have much work ahead to address the urgent mental health needs on our campus. Read more  
Feb 16, 2020

CFR Global Policy Tour at UTSA a Reminder to Go Vote

Rivard Report
Former government officials from Republican and Democratic administrations gathered at UTSA on Feb. 12 to discuss issues central to U.S. national security, especially those that are of interest to San Antonio. Read more  
Jan 21, 2020

President's Initiative on Enriching Campus Wellbeing

The President’s Initiative on Enriching Campus Wellbeing will seek to foster a culture of physical, emotional and social wellbeing at UTSA, for the benefit of our students, staff and faculty. Read more  
Jan 16, 2020

Election 2020: U.S. Foreign Policy Forum

Don’t miss this opportunity to participate in an interactive discussion on how U.S. foreign policy affects the trajectory of global affairs, your community’s well-being, and your daily life. Admission is free, but you must register to attend. Read more  
Dec 19, 2019

Happy Holidays!

Artwork by Gabrielle Oliveira '20. Gabrielle is the winner of UTSA's first annual contest inviting the Roadrunner community to submit original artwork for the president's holiday card. View the finalist entries receiving honorable mentions at utsa.edu/holidaycard. Read more  
Nov 14, 2019

UTSA Campus Master Plan presentation to the U.T. System Board of Regents

President Eighmy's UTSA Campus Master Plan presentation to the U.T. System Board of Regents in November 2019. Read more