The Paisano

Q&A with Dr. Anita Moss

Q&A with Dr. Anita Moss

Heather Montoya

September 4, 2019

Lead into Q&A: In an exclusive interview with The Paisano, Dr. Anita Moss reflected on her 30 years at UTSA. Moss discussed her experience teaching at UTSA, the incident in the Fall 2018 semester in which the UTSA police department escorted Paige Burgess out of her classroom and the investigations int...

30-year career at UTSA ends after classroom management controversy

Dr. Anita Moss, former UTSA human anatomy and physiology professor. Photo courtesy of Dr. Anita Moss

Heather Montoya

September 4, 2019

Dr. Anita Moss, a human anatomy and physiology professor at the university for 30 years, has not been reappointed after two investigations into her classroom management in the Fall 2018 and Spring 2019 semesters. “Dr. Moss has completed the term of her contract and, based on the university’s teaching...

Who really determines the retention of UTSA professors?

Emmanuelle Maher/The Paisano

Editorial Board

September 4, 2019

If professors who are beloved by students are expendable to the university, then the university’s teaching needs are not compatible with the needs of students. Professors, whether on the tenure track or not, have a significant impact on their students. Semester after semester, our professors are...

UTSA completes investigation on Anita Moss

UTSA completes investigation on Anita Moss

Heather Montoya

March 6, 2019

UTSA has concluded its investigation concerning Professor Anita Moss’ classroom management with recommendations that Moss, who teaches human anatomy and physiology, may be more suitable to develop laboratory courses outside of the classroom and pursue online teaching. According to the report, “By...

Respect is a two way street

Respect is a two way street

Editorial Board and Jose Chapa

March 6, 2019

We need to have a conversation about classroom etiquette. First, we need more clarity to the extent teachers can enforce specific classroom rules. We also need to address the expectations of students, beyond the rules explicitly stated in a syllabus. The responsibility of the former lies on UTSA adm...