AUGUST 31, 2022 — The UTSA Divsion of Academic Affairs has announced the promotion of 130 faculty members, effective September 1.
“I congratulate these outstanding faculty members, who are representative of the exceptional caliber of educators at UTSA,” said Kimberly Andrews Espy, provost and senior vice president for academic affairs. “Our faculty’s commitment to scholarly excellence and student success is fundamental to the growth of the university, the achievements of our students and the positive impact both make on the greater San Antonio community.”
Among tenured/tenure-track faculty, 25 faculty members have been promoted to associate professor with tenure. Tenure is awarded to faculty based on accomplishments in each of three categories of performance: teaching, research/scholarship/creative activities and service. Another 17 faculty members were promoted to full professor in recognition of their sustained professional accomplishments.
In addition, three retired faculty members have been awarded emeritus status in honor of their years of valued service and contribution to the university mission.
Additionally, 87 fixed-term-track faculty were promoted. To earn promotion, fixed-term-track faculty members must demonstrate excellence in teaching or significant scholarly contribution along with a progressive record of achievement and engagement.
Come celebrate the doctoral students graduating this commencement season.H-E-B Student Union Ballrooms, UTSA Main Campus
Celebrate the accomplishments of the graduates of the College for Health, Community and Policy, College of Liberal and Fine Arts and College of Sciences.Alamodome, 100 Montana St, San Antonio, TX 78203
Celebrate the accomplishments of the graduates of the Carlos Alvarez College of Business, College of Education and Human Development, Margie and Bill Klesse College of Engineering and Integrated Design and University College.Alamodome, 100 Montana St, San Antonio, TX 78203
First Friday Stargazing gives anyone free access to the night sky using university telescopes and teaching equipment. Weather permitting, experienced astronomers will provide a handful of telescopes of varying designs, give training on how each operates, and point to various astronomical objects that may appear in the sky for that given time of the year. If you have a telescope and do not know how to operate it, feel free to bring it and get instructions on its use.4th Floor of Flawn Science Building, Main Campus
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