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Dr. Romo steps down as UTSA President

Dr. Romo steps down as UTSA President

Isaac Serna

March 8, 2017

Dr. Ricardo Romo has stepped down as president of UTSA, effective March 3, following an investigation related to his conduct. Romo released a statement saying, “It is now my desire to step down as president and retire from UTSA effective immediately. This will eliminate the possibility of any distract...

Romo responds

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Caroline Traylor, Isaac Serna, and Samuel De Leon

February 23, 2017

UTSA President Ricardo Romo has been placed on administrative leave effective immediately pending a review of allegations related to his conduct. University of Texas System Chancellor William McRaven announced the action in an email on Tuesday afternoon. The UT System also appointed Pedro Reyes PhD,...

UTSA President Ricardo Romo issues statement regarding administrative leave

UTSA President Ricardo Romo issues statement regarding administrative leave

Isaac Serna

February 15, 2017

President Ricardo Romo issued a statement through his attorney in response to the UT System’s decision to place him on administrative leave. In the statement dated Feb. 16 Romo said, “UTSA has informed me that it is conducting an investigation on a complaint brought by an employee against the...

Students petition UTSA to become ‘sanctuary campus’

Gaige Davila

November 30, 2016

The Immigrant Youth Leadership organization (IYL) has created a petition to establish UTSA as a ‘sanctuary campus’. A ‘sanctuary campus’ is loosely defined as a college or university that does not voluntarily assist in deportation efforts with federal authorities. The petition, addres...