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Despite record-breaking enrollment, UTSA will remain ‘conservative’ in its budget process

The entrance to the John Peace Library. UTSA enrollment has reached its highest point with 34,742 enrolled students.

Josh Peck, News Editor

October 23, 2020

Enrollment has reached a record high in the Fall 2020 semester at UTSA with 34,742 total students, 77% of the 2028 goal for 45,000 enrolled students. UTSA is also inching closer to several other institutional goals, including improving first-year retention and four-year graduation rates and increasing...

UTSA administrators announce major budget cuts and restrictive measures due to COVID-19

UTSA administrators are set to make substantial budget cuts for FY 21. These come as the COVID-19 pandemic damages university revenue streams.

Josh Peck, News Editor

May 1, 2020

Even after being awarded a federal emergency grant of nearly $30 million earlier in April, UTSA continues to struggle to make up for lost revenue due to the COVID-19 pandemic. In response, university administrators led by President Dr. Taylor Eighmy, Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs Dr. Kimberly Andrews Esp...

Faculty cuts affect COLFA class sizes

Old furniture sits in a foreign language classroom in the McKinney Humanities building. Photo Courtesy of  Leah Feneley, The Paisano

Leah Feneley

October 4, 2017

College of Liberal and Fine Arts’ (COLFA) professors and students are feeling the academic strain this fall semester after a 50 percent reduction in the number of classes  taught by nontenure-track faculty (NTT). The news was announced the fall semester of 2016. Since that time, COLFA departments h...