Academic Affairs

Academic Strategic Communications provides communications and marketing support and oversight across Academic Affairs in concert with the university’s strategic plan and in alignment with the UTSA brand. The team works closely with faculty, administrators, and staff across the university to enhance UTSA’s academic reputation.

Who We Serve

In addition to providing support to the Provost, we provide comprehensive communications support to the following areas within Academic Affairs: 

  • Academic Innovation
  • Career-Engaged Learning
  • Continuous Improvement & Accreditation
  • Faculty Success
  • Global Initiatives
  • Graduate School
  • Honors College
  • Strategic Educational Partnerships
  • Student Affairs
  • Student Success
  • University College
  • University Planning
  • Undergraduate Studies

That said, our goal is to serve as a resource and collaborative partner with all areas that advance UTSA’s academic mission by offering guidance, tools, training and expertise in the areas of strategic messaging and digital marketing.

How We Can Help

Our team specializes in writing and content development, design, web development and support, photography, and video production.

Need our help?

In addition, our team manages the university-wide digital signage program and accepts content submissions from across the university for consideration.

>> Read the guidelines and submit a request here

Who We Are

Rebecca Luther

Director of Academic Communications


John David Garza

Assistant Director of Academic Web Development


Elda Barajas

Marketing Coordinator


Judy Cadena

Glynda Steele

Communications and Customer Relations Rep


KC Gonzalez

Associate Director of Academic Communications


Sean Burns

Senior Associate Director of Digital Marketing


Matthew Boerger

Senior Communications Specialist


Christopher Cortez

Darien Chandler

Student Assistant