Office of the President

Message from the President

Feb 7, 2023

Ways to participate in the strategic plan refresh process

As we approach the mid-point of our current strategic plan—five years in, five to go—I’d like to take a moment to reflect on how much we’ve achieved together working towards our three strategic destinations. Read more  
Feb 3, 2023

Advancing a Culture of Respect and Accountability on Campus

Dear UTSA Graduate, Doctoral, and Post-Doctoral trainees: We are writing you to share some ongoing efforts to further advance UTSA along our strategic plan destination to becoming a great public research university. Read more  
Feb 3, 2023

Advancing a Culture of Respect and Accountability on Campus

We are writing you to share some ongoing efforts to further advance UTSA along our strategic plan destination to becoming a great public research university. Read more  
Jan 30, 2023

2023 State of the University

UTSA is establishing new programs that are making it possible for more individuals to achieve a college degree, improving access to higher education and promoting social mobility in the greater San Antonio region. Here more from the President's 2023 State of the University. Read more  
Jan 17, 2023

Welcome to the start of a new semester!

Welcome to the start of a new semester! As a university community, we have so much to look forward to in 2023. This spring will bring some exciting new developments. Read more  
Jan 13, 2023

Commemorating Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day 2023

As we prepare to commemorate Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, I wanted to take a moment to encourage you to reflect on the powerful lessons Dr. King taught. Read more  
Jan 12, 2023

Updates on the 88th Legislative Session

The 88th Legislative Session began this week, and I thought I would take a moment to briefly update you about our university’s plans and collaborations. Read more  
Jan 9, 2023

Celebrating the grand opening of San Pedro I

Today marks an exciting day for UTSA as we celebrate the grand opening of San Pedro I — a new anchor for San Antonio’s tech corridor and home to our School of Data Science and National Security Collaboration Center. Read more  
Dec 14, 2022

Merit-Based Salary Increases

In November, we announced the next steps in our multi-year strategic compensation plan to recognize and reward our Roadrunner workforce as we continue to make UTSA an even greater place to work. Read more  
Nov 29, 2022

Reaching the Midpoint of UTSA's Ten-Year Strategic Plan

Thanks to those of you who joined us yesterday for the town hall with President Taylor Eighmy and Senior Director of Strategic Initiatives Lisa Jasinski as they explored the key elements of UTSA’s strategic plan, the purpose of our mid-point refresh and how we can all play a role in advancing its progress. Read more  
Nov 11, 2022

A message to our Roadrunner veterans

I’m writing today to extend my gratitude for your service and to celebrate your contributions to our university and our country. I am continually grateful for the sacrifices you have made, and on this special day, I want you to know how honored I am to count you among the members of our Roadrunner family. Read more  
Nov 9, 2022

Strategic Compensation Plan for FY2023

Just over a year ago, we announced a multi-year comprehensive strategic plan to increase compensation, allowing us to recognize and invest in our outstanding faculty and staff. Today, we are pleased to share we are able to continue our focus on compensation in fiscal year 2023 (FY2023) as we continue to make UTSA an even better place to work. Read more  
Oct 24, 2022

Early voting starts today!

Early voting for midterm elections in Texas begins today and runs through Friday, Nov. 4. I am passionate about civic engagement, and I believe voting is at the very heart of our responsibility as citizens of this country. Make your voices heard and vote early! Read more  
Sep 30, 2022

Domestic Violence Awareness Month

October is Domestic Violence Awareness month and an opportune time to reaffirm UTSA’s zero-tolerance environment for sexual assault and misconduct. We’re writing to share important information all Roadrunners should know, and the many ways you can get involved in our efforts to prevent domestic violence. Read more  
Sep 27, 2022

Let's Go 210!

Football season is here and our Roadrunners are back in the Alamodome for their first conference game on October 8. Last season we had tremendous support from the San Antonio community throughout our record-breaking season. Read more  
Aug 30, 2022

Bolder Together

What a phenomenal time to be a Roadrunner! Last year we attained some major milestones including achieving Tier One and becoming a founding member of the Alliance of Hispanic Serving Research Universities. The momentum is continuing this year as we advance the arts through our UTSA Southwest Campus and prepare to open our newest building—San Pedro I—in Downtown San Antonio. Together we’re making astounding strides. Read more  
Aug 24, 2022

Welcome to the start of a new academic year!

For those of you just beginning your positions as new faculty and staff, we are grateful you have chosen to become part of our university community. No matter how long you've been a part of our team, I hope you will join me in embracing all the excitement and opportunities that a new academic year brings. Read more  
Aug 1, 2022

COVID-19 Updates and Important Reminders for the Roadrunner Community

As we prepare for the fall semester, we look forward to starting classes according to their scheduled modality as listed in ASAP, and we’d like to reassure you that the health and safety of our students, faculty and staff remains our highest priority. Read more  
Jul 26, 2022

UTSA and Southwest School of Art Update

Earlier this month, The University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA) completed the final terms of its agreement to unite with the Southwest School of Art (SSA). Read more  
Jun 22, 2022

Launch of national search for our chief research officer

We are excited to announce the launch of national search for our next Senior Vice President for Research & Economic Development. Read more  
Jun 19, 2022

UTSA and Southwest School of Art Update

We hope your summer is off to a terrific start! We are delighted to share news of our progress with the Southwest School of Art, including community art classes, the new art school, director search, and more. Read more  
May 31, 2022

An update on our Public Health Task Force

I’m writing today to share that, after careful consideration, we will disband the Task Force and move to a new, shared governance structure to guide UTSA’s future pandemic-related protocols and procedures. The Task Force’s incredible expertise will always remain available to us should new situations arise. Read more  
May 19, 2022

UTSA achieves National Research Fund eligibility

It is with great pride and excitement that we share UTSA has met the State of Texas’ eligibility criteria to participate in the National Research University Fund Read more  
May 6, 2022

UTSA and Southwest School of Art Update

The end of the academic semester is upon us, and with it, the usual din of final projects, exams and celebrations. We have much to celebrate this spring, and we are pleased to recognize this exciting time with our friends and partners at the Southwest School of Art. Read more  
May 6, 2022

Strategic Plan Refresh Update

I write to share current plans and an updated timeline for refreshing UTSA’s strategic plan, initially mentioned in my February 17 email to you. Read more