Academic Initiatives

Expanding Business Education & Career Engagement to the Downtown Campus


An expanded business-focused presence for UTSA in the heart of downtown San Antonio to enhance career-engaged learning, accommodate rapid enrollment growth and fuel the city’s economic development.

DESTINATION:
A Great Research University

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Graduate Student Success for Faculty Excellence


An initiative to deepen UTSA’s abilities to recruit and retain the best and brightest graduate students to complete their degrees and pursue meaningful careers across multiple sectors

DESTINATION:
A Great Research University

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Human Health


The Human Health Initiative will convene the academic community to consider how to improve the alignment of UTSA’s human health related programs. The charge of the Advisory Task Force is to survey the landscape of UTSA student interests, regional workforce needs and partnering opportunities, plus multidisciplinary research opportunities related to human health; and to recommend a college organizational structure that aligns health-related programs to enhance student success, career readiness, and partnering opportunities, transdisciplinary research, and funding competitiveness. 

DESTINATION:
A Great Research University

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Institute of Texan Cultures


The Institute of Texan Cultures Initiative seeks to align ITC more directly to the educational mission of UTSA. One of ITC’s greatest assets is that it is part of the university — the goal of this initiative is to capitalize on that connection as ITC pursues its mission to give voice to the experiences of people from across the globe who call Texas home.

DESTINATION:
A Great Research University

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Strategic Faculty Hiring


The Strategic Faculty Hiring Initiative will focus on hiring promising, accomplished and diverse faculty in key areas that are fundamental to our future as an urban-serving, multi-cultural discovery enterprise focused on student success and research excellence.

DESTINATION:
A Great Research University

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Enriching Campus Wellbeing


An initiative to foster a culture of physical, emotional and social wellbeing at UTSA to provide a healthy environment in which to learn, work and live.

DESTINATION:
A Model for Student Success

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Workforce Initiative


The next step in the university’s commitment to ensuring a qualified and educated workforce. This new initiative will promote continuing education and professional development programs for adult learners to support the city’s growing need for a skilled workforce.

DESTINATION:
A Model for Student Success

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