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May 11, 2020

Sean Kelly to lead College for Liberal and Fine Arts

Dr. Sean Kelly, Dean of the Honors College and Professor of Philosophy and Classics since 2016, will lead as the Interim Dean of the College of Liberal and Fine Arts, effective immediately. Read more  
April 30, 2020

Summer faculty peer mentoring program focused on online instruction

Faculty Success will be piloting a new peer mentoring program this summer to support faculty who will be teaching online and who would like to join a team of faculty who are all learning and improving their skills in online instruction. Read more  
April 24, 2020

Two UTSA faculty named to leadership roles

UTSA announces the appointment of two UTSA faculty members to serve in newly created leadership roles Read more  
March 25, 2020

Faculty Success launches new mentoring program for UTSA educators

Faculty Success launches new mentoring program for UTSA educators Read more  
March 23, 2020

UTSA updates guidelines for campus laboratory research

UTSA updates guidelines for campus laboratory research Read more  
March 17, 2020

University names new dean of College of Liberal and Fine Arts

University names new dean of College of Liberal and Fine Arts Read more  
March 11, 2020

Coronavirus Update: Changes to academic schedule and instruction

As a follow up on the message from President Eighmy earlier today announcing that UTSA is extending spring break for students until March 23, 2020, and resuming all classes in an online format on that date. Read more  
March 11, 2020

Provost Espy informs university on managing student employees

Provost Espy informs university on managing student employees Read more  
March 10, 2020

A gesture goes a long way for UTSA’s Fostering Educational Success Center

A gesture goes a long way for UTSA’s Fostering Educational Success Center Read more  
March 6, 2020

University issues international travel update

University issues international travel update Read more  
March 5, 2020

Bizios elected to the prestigious Academy of Athens

Bizios elected to the prestigious Academy of Athens Read more  
March 4, 2020

New department to manage UTSA event spaces downtown

As UTSA continues to expand and better meet the needs of downtown San Antonio, the Downtown Conference Center and Buena Vista Theater will unify under the Division of Academic Innovation as Downtown Conferences and Events. Read more  
March 3, 2020

UTSA issues guidelines on coronavirus and spring break international travel

UTSA issues guidelines on coronavirus and spring break international travel Read more  
March 3, 2020

UTSA’s spring enrollment grows for fourth consecutive year

UTSA’s spring enrollment grows for fourth consecutive year Read more  
February 4, 2020

UTSA College of Engineering welcomes key new faculty

The UTSA College of Engineering welcomes new faculty Mario Flores and Karina Vielma for the Spring 2020 semester. Read more  
February 4, 2020

National Academy member Sergio Alcocer joins College of Engineering faculty

Sergio Alcocer, a member of the National Academy of Engineering, has joined the faculty of the UTSA College of Engineering as Professor of Civil Engineering. Read more  
January 21, 2020

College for Health, Community & Policy announces interim leadership

As the new College for Health, Community and Policy (HCaP) prepares to begin enrolling students in fall 2020, Interim Dean Lloyd Potter has announced the interim administrators who will guide the college through its beginning stages while a national search for the founding dean is conducted. Read more  
January 21, 2020

Seeking faculty applications for AVP for Faculty Diversity & Inclusion

This faculty mentoring and modeling role is particularly important for our Hispanic students, as well as other students from groups traditionally underrepresented in higher education, and can have an even deeper impact when the faculty themselves are similarly from underrepresented groups. Read more  
January 21, 2020

Academic Affairs seeks nominations for Faculty Leadership Fellow Program

The program is designed specifically to enhance the career development of Fellows by providing an intensive one-on-one training and development experience to promote the next generation of diverse faculty leaders. Read more  
January 21, 2020

Faculty development opportunity to become an ACUE Teaching Fellow

UTSA has partnered with American College and University Educators (ACUE) to offer the Course in Effective Teaching Practices. This online course prepares university faculty to use the research-based techniques proven to help students succeed; it will be limited to 32 UTSA faculty participants and will be offered at no cost to the faculty member or their department, courtesy of sponsorship by UT System. Read more  
January 17, 2020

UTSA ranks among nation’s best Hispanic-serving schools in five areas

UTSA has partnered with American College and University Educators (ACUE) to offer the Course in Effective Teaching Practices. This online course prepares university faculty to use the research-based techniques proven to help students succeed; it will be limited to 32 UTSA faculty participants and will be offered at no cost to the faculty member or their department, courtesy of sponsorship by UT System. Read more  
December 20, 2019

School of Data Science advances with new leadership

UTSA has partnered with American College and University Educators (ACUE) to offer the Course in Effective Teaching Practices. This online course prepares university faculty to use the research-based techniques proven to help students succeed; it will be limited to 32 UTSA faculty participants and will be offered at no cost to the faculty member or their department, courtesy of sponsorship by UT System. Read more  
December 19, 2019

Faculty hiring initiative will support student success, advance university

UTSA has partnered with American College and University Educators (ACUE) to offer the Course in Effective Teaching Practices. This online course prepares university faculty to use the research-based techniques proven to help students succeed; it will be limited to 32 UTSA faculty participants and will be offered at no cost to the faculty member or their department, courtesy of sponsorship by UT System. Read more  
December 12, 2019

UTSA launches tuition-free Bold Promise program for high-achieving Texas students from limited family incomes

UTSA has partnered with American College and University Educators (ACUE) to offer the Course in Effective Teaching Practices. This online course prepares university faculty to use the research-based techniques proven to help students succeed; it will be limited to 32 UTSA faculty participants and will be offered at no cost to the faculty member or their department, courtesy of sponsorship by UT System. Read more  
November 22, 2019

UTSA, Adobe officially launch Creative Campus partnership

UTSA has partnered with American College and University Educators (ACUE) to offer the Course in Effective Teaching Practices. This online course prepares university faculty to use the research-based techniques proven to help students succeed; it will be limited to 32 UTSA faculty participants and will be offered at no cost to the faculty member or their department, courtesy of sponsorship by UT System. Read more  
November 21, 2019

Artificial intelligence rolls out across academic disciplines

UTSA has partnered with American College and University Educators (ACUE) to offer the Course in Effective Teaching Practices. This online course prepares university faculty to use the research-based techniques proven to help students succeed; it will be limited to 32 UTSA faculty participants and will be offered at no cost to the faculty member or their department, courtesy of sponsorship by UT System. Read more  
November 20, 2019

UTSA launches Graduate Student Success for Faculty Excellence Initiative

UTSA has partnered with American College and University Educators (ACUE) to offer the Course in Effective Teaching Practices. This online course prepares university faculty to use the research-based techniques proven to help students succeed; it will be limited to 32 UTSA faculty participants and will be offered at no cost to the faculty member or their department, courtesy of sponsorship by UT System. Read more  
November 18, 2019

Academic Affairs launches faculty leadership fellows program

UTSA has partnered with American College and University Educators (ACUE) to offer the Course in Effective Teaching Practices. This online course prepares university faculty to use the research-based techniques proven to help students succeed; it will be limited to 32 UTSA faculty participants and will be offered at no cost to the faculty member or their department, courtesy of sponsorship by UT System. Read more  
November 15, 2019

UT System Board of Regents approves UTSA’s Campus Master Plan

UTSA has partnered with American College and University Educators (ACUE) to offer the Course in Effective Teaching Practices. This online course prepares university faculty to use the research-based techniques proven to help students succeed; it will be limited to 32 UTSA faculty participants and will be offered at no cost to the faculty member or their department, courtesy of sponsorship by UT System. Read more  
November 13, 2019

University provides Racing to Reaccreditation 2020 update

UTSA has partnered with American College and University Educators (ACUE) to offer the Course in Effective Teaching Practices. This online course prepares university faculty to use the research-based techniques proven to help students succeed; it will be limited to 32 UTSA faculty participants and will be offered at no cost to the faculty member or their department, courtesy of sponsorship by UT System. Read more  
November 11, 2019

University presents vision for decade of growth in Campus Master Plan

UTSA has partnered with American College and University Educators (ACUE) to offer the Course in Effective Teaching Practices. This online course prepares university faculty to use the research-based techniques proven to help students succeed; it will be limited to 32 UTSA faculty participants and will be offered at no cost to the faculty member or their department, courtesy of sponsorship by UT System. Read more  
November 8, 2019

AI Summit to mark UTSA commitment to transdisciplinary research

UTSA has partnered with American College and University Educators (ACUE) to offer the Course in Effective Teaching Practices. This online course prepares university faculty to use the research-based techniques proven to help students succeed; it will be limited to 32 UTSA faculty participants and will be offered at no cost to the faculty member or their department, courtesy of sponsorship by UT System. Read more  
October 31, 2019

UTSA’s Academy Fellows Speaker Series resumes

Distinguished National Academies members to visit campus Read more  
October 22, 2019

UTSA provides update on FY 21/FY 22 tuition and fees proposal

Distinguished National Academies members to visit campus Read more  
October 21, 2019

New unit helps ease transition for transfer students

Distinguished National Academies members to visit campus Read more  
October 14, 2019

UTSA to launch College for Health, Community and Policy

Distinguished National Academies members to visit campus Read more  
October 14, 2019

Laurie Lewis appointed associate vice provost for faculty success

Distinguished National Academies members to visit campus Read more  
October 10, 2019

International Service’s Fulbright scholars make their mark at UTSA

Distinguished National Academies members to visit campus Read more  
October 8, 2019

UTSA opens center to serve students with a history of foster care

Distinguished National Academies members to visit campus Read more  
September 26, 2019

UTSA welcomes new University Registrar

Distinguished National Academies members to visit campus Read more  
September 18, 2019

Foster Center Open House

Distinguished National Academies members to visit campus Read more  
September 12, 2019

Reception honors former East Asia Institute leaders

Distinguished National Academies members to visit campus Read more  
September 9, 2019

UTSA welcomes more than 70 new faculty members in 2019-2020

Distinguished National Academies members to visit campus Read more  
September 4, 2019

Forty-five UTSA faculty earn tenure, promotion this fall

Distinguished National Academies members to visit campus Read more  
September 3, 2019

Rebecca Pollock named senior director of International Services

Distinguished National Academies members to visit campus Read more  
August 28, 2019

The UTSA Academy of Distinguished Researchers inducts three faculty members

Distinguished National Academies members to visit campus Read more  
August 14, 2019

UTSA increases commitment to global education through expansion of International Study Center at Urbino, Italy

UTSA increases commitment to global education through expansion of International Study Center at Urbino Read more  
August 14, 2019

Davis, Shaw-Tillmon receive Regents’ teaching awards

UTSA faculty members Stacey Davis and Dixie Shaw-Tillmon are among 27 educators from UT System’s 14 academic and health institutions being recognized today for their extraordinary classroom performance and innovation in undergraduate instruction. Read more  
August 6, 2019

Alexis Godet receives NSF CAREER Award to research the resiliency of the ancestors of coral reefs

UTSA faculty members Stacey Davis and Dixie Shaw-Tillmon are among 27 educators from UT System’s 14 academic and health institutions being recognized today for their extraordinary classroom performance and innovation in undergraduate instruction. Read more  
August 5, 2019

School of Data Science advances with new leadership, coding boot camp certificate program

UTSA Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs Kimberly Andrews Espy announced the appointment of Jianwei Niu as interim academic director of the university’s new School of Data Science, effective immediately. Read more  
August 4, 2019

El Paso Tragedy

It is with sorrow that I write you today, in the aftermath of another day in our nation overtaken by senseless mass shootings. Yesterday, El Paso, a city with strong ties to San Antonio and to UTSA, was a target of hate and violence. Read more  
August 2, 2019

University initiates review of concerns within English department

President Eighmy and all the university leadership have affirmed our commitment to a university environment of dialogue and discovery, where integrity, excellence, inclusiveness, respect, collaboration and innovation are fostered. Read more  
August 1, 2019

UTSA educational policy researcher selected for HACU leadership academy

President Eighmy and all the university leadership have affirmed our commitment to a university environment of dialogue and discovery, where integrity, excellence, inclusiveness, respect, collaboration and innovation are fostered. Read more  
July 1, 2019

UTSA Academic Affairs announces leadership, reporting changes

President Eighmy and all the university leadership have affirmed our commitment to a university environment of dialogue and discovery, where integrity, excellence, inclusiveness, respect, collaboration and innovation are fostered. Read more  
June 25, 2019

UTSA announces new San Antonio Workforce Initiative

President Eighmy and all the university leadership have affirmed our commitment to a university environment of dialogue and discovery, where integrity, excellence, inclusiveness, respect, collaboration and innovation are fostered. Read more  
May 31, 2019

2019 Undergraduate Research & Creative Inquiry Showcase Award Winners

After tabulating the results from our faculty judges, the winners of the 2019 Undergraduate Research & Creative Inquiry Showcase were chosen. Read more  
May 22, 2019

UTSA restructures Division of Student Affairs to further support student success

After tabulating the results from our faculty judges, the winners of the 2019 Undergraduate Research & Creative Inquiry Showcase were chosen. Read more  
May 21, 2019

New leadership and personnel within UTSA Academic Success

After tabulating the results from our faculty judges, the winners of the 2019 Undergraduate Research & Creative Inquiry Showcase were chosen. Read more  
May 21, 2019

UTSA enhances supports for postdoctoral researchers

The University of Texas at San Antonio recently established an Office of Postdoctoral Affairs to provide professional development services and networking opportunities for the university’s postdoctoral fellows... Read more  
May 3, 2019

UTSA increases commitment to K-12, transfer students with leadership reorganization

The University of Texas at San Antonio recently established an Office of Postdoctoral Affairs to provide professional development services and networking opportunities for the university’s postdoctoral fellows... Read more  
April 24, 2019

New UTSA initiative to focus on Institute of Texan Cultures

The University of Texas at San Antonio recently established an Office of Postdoctoral Affairs to provide professional development services and networking opportunities for the university’s postdoctoral fellows... Read more  
March 26, 2019

UTSA Academic Affairs announces leadership appointments

The University of Texas at San Antonio recently established an Office of Postdoctoral Affairs to provide professional development services and networking opportunities for the university’s postdoctoral fellows... Read more  
March 26, 2019

U.S. News and World Report recognizes UTSA graduate programs

The University of Texas at San Antonio recently established an Office of Postdoctoral Affairs to provide professional development services and networking opportunities for the university’s postdoctoral fellows... Read more  
March 19, 2019

UTSA launches Expanding Business Education and Career Engagement Initiative

The University of Texas at San Antonio recently established an Office of Postdoctoral Affairs to provide professional development services and networking opportunities for the university’s postdoctoral fellows... Read more  
February 28, 2019

Classroom management and behavioral expectations

Fostering healthy and inclusive learning environments in our classrooms is central to our mission of academic excellence and student success. Toward those goals, I am assembling a task group to provide guidance and recommendations on classroom management practices and behavioral expectations. Read more  
February 28, 2019

Chinese arts and language programming to be fully integrated into East Asia Institute

Fostering healthy and inclusive learning environments in our classrooms is central to our mission of academic excellence and student success. Toward those goals, I am assembling a task group to provide guidance and recommendations on classroom management practices and behavioral expectations. Read more  
February 28, 2019

UTSA names Howard Grimes Associate Vice President and Associate Vice Provost for Institutional Initiatives

Fostering healthy and inclusive learning environments in our classrooms is central to our mission of academic excellence and student success. Toward those goals, I am assembling a task group to provide guidance and recommendations on classroom management practices and behavioral expectations. Read more  
February 20, 2019

Voluntary Separation Incentive Program extension

The Voluntary Separation Incentive Program, which was launched last month as part of the Provost’s Strategic Faculty Hiring Initiative for 2020, has been extended to include faculty who meet the program’s eligibility requirement as of August 31, 2019. Read more  
February 13, 2019

Strategic Hiring Forums

Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs Kimberly Andrews Espy will hold a series of forums next week Read more  
February 11, 2019

Provost Office staff relocates to North Paseo Building

Personnel with the UTSA Office of the Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs have temporarily relocated from Main Building Suite 4.120 to the North Paseo Building, Suite 4.102A Read more  
January 29, 2019

UTSA launches Strategic Faculty Hiring Initiative for 2020

Personnel with the UTSA Office of the Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs have temporarily relocated from Main Building Suite 4.120 to the North Paseo Building, Suite 4.102A Read more  
January 23, 2019

Lloyd Potter named interim dean of the UTSA College of Public Policy

Personnel with the UTSA Office of the Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs have temporarily relocated from Main Building Suite 4.120 to the North Paseo Building, Suite 4.102A Read more  
December 11, 2018

UTSA announces changes to its Academic Affairs division

President Taylor Eighmy sent an email to UTSA faculty and staff today announcing changes to the university's Academic Affairs division. Read more  
December 7, 2018

UTSA Academic Affairs to conduct external assessment of ITC

Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs Kimberly Andrews Espy announced today that consultants would begin a formal evaluation of the Institute of Texan Cultures later this month. Read more  
November 26, 2018

UTSA's Advancing Next-Gen Faculty Leadership Fellow Program

Academic Affairs is committed to developing excellence through fostering a climate of inclusive leadership Read more  
November 26, 2018

UTSA announces new programs to promote faculty innovation

UTSA Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs Kimberly Andrews Espy and Interim Vice President for Research, Economic Development and Knowledge Enterprise Bernard Arulanandam have joined forces to create three new opportunities for UTSA faculty. Read more  
October 26, 2018

UTSA Graduate School, Honors College to move offices

UTSA Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs Kimberly Andrews Espy and Interim Vice President for Research, Economic Development and Knowledge Enterprise Bernard Arulanandam have joined forces to create three new opportunities for UTSA faculty. Read more  
October 19, 2018

UTSA Academic Affairs announces administrative changes

UTSA Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs Kimberly Andrews Espy and Interim Vice President for Research, Economic Development and Knowledge Enterprise Bernard Arulanandam have joined forces to create three new opportunities for UTSA faculty. Read more  
September 27, 2018

UTSA Academic Affairs releases Graduate School review report

UTSA Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs Kimberly Andrews Espy and Interim Vice President for Research, Economic Development and Knowledge Enterprise Bernard Arulanandam have joined forces to create three new opportunities for UTSA faculty. Read more  
September 4, 2018

UTSA completes gender pay equity study for faculty

UTSA Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs Kimberly Andrews Espy and Interim Vice President for Research, Economic Development and Knowledge Enterprise Bernard Arulanandam have joined forces to create three new opportunities for UTSA faculty. Read more  
August 24, 2018

Academic Affairs announces organizational changes in the UTSA Graduate School

UTSA Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs Kimberly Andrews Espy and Interim Vice President for Research, Economic Development and Knowledge Enterprise Bernard Arulanandam have joined forces to create three new opportunities for UTSA faculty. Read more  
August 8, 2018

Academic Affairs creates major scholarships office

UTSA Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs Kimberly Andrews Espy and Interim Vice President for Research, Economic Development and Knowledge Enterprise Bernard Arulanandam have joined forces to create three new opportunities for UTSA faculty. Read more  
June 22, 2018

UTSA Academic Affairs announces leadership changes

UTSA Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs Kimberly Andrews Espy and Interim Vice President for Research, Economic Development and Knowledge Enterprise Bernard Arulanandam have joined forces to create three new opportunities for UTSA faculty. Read more  
April 20, 2018

UTSA names Kimberly Andrews Espy Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs

UTSA Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs Kimberly Andrews Espy and Interim Vice President for Research, Economic Development and Knowledge Enterprise Bernard Arulanandam have joined forces to create three new opportunities for UTSA faculty. Read more