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College of business professor spearheads a resolution

A college of business professor wants a requirement of faculty senate approval.

Kimiya Factory

February 13, 2019

John Weld, a professor in the College of Business (COB) at UTSA and a faculty senator, is spearheading a resolution requiring the university president and provost to consult the faculty senate before making major decisions, such as the COB moving to the Downtown Campus. In an initiative brief titled “UTSA Downt...

A house divided cannot stand

A house divided cannot stand

Editorial Board

February 13, 2019

Last semester President Eighmy mentioned numerous initiatives he planned to enact, one of which was to move the College of Business (COB) to UTSA’s downtown campus. This initiative has received mixed responses from students and faculty. Some people believe that moving the COB to the downtown campus ...

Survey opposes new college of business building

Should the College of Business move downtown?

Alejandro Lopez

November 28, 2018

In a survey conducted among the faculty in the college of business (COB), 62 percent of participants opposed moving the COB to the Downtown Campus. Fifty-six full-time faculty and nine part-time faculty participated in the survey, which was sent to all faculty in the COB. UTSA announced a new COB building in...

Expansion to Downtown Campus and College of Business

Map of Downtown Campus expansion plan. 
Photo courtesy of UTSA

David Crawford

September 27, 2018

UTSA will begin constructing new buildings on the Downtown Campus in 2019 while also seeking tuition revenue bonds (TRB) from the Texas Legislature for a new College of Business building – which will begin construction in 2020 – with plans to transition the College of Business downtown.  Earlier this month, UTSA received $70 million from...

Tuition increase incoming

The UT System Board of Regents met to discuss all tuition and fee proposals for each UT school.
Courtesy of UT System

Kenyatta Battle

April 4, 2018

UT System Board of Regents approves tuition and fee proposal   The University of Texas System Board of Regents has approved UTSA’s two-year tuition and fee increase proposal. According to Kathryn Funk-Baxter, UTSA vice president for business affairs, the proposal, which the Regents app...

Tuition rise

Tuition rise

Loy Fong

February 21, 2018

Sitting in on the Tuition and Fee Proposal committee, I got an interesting opportunity to see how UTSA tries to work out the complexities of what to prioritize. As the faculty’s and presenters’ least favorite committee member, due to my frequent questions and criticism, I’d like to relay what I...

Career Center institutes a new way to network

Career Center institutes a new way to network

Samuel De Leon and David Wenske

January 10, 2018

A collaboration between the UTSA Career Center, Valero Energy Corporation and Texas A&M College Station will host a day-long event for freshmen. On Jan. 26, UTSA and A&M first year pre-business students will participate in an externship at Valero’s headquarters. The event continues with a team...

Tuition increase proposed

President Eighmy addresses students about the Tuition and Fees Proposal.
Courtesy of Heather Montoya/Paisano

Samuel De Leon

December 6, 2017

UTSA’s Tuition and Fees Committee will soon send its proposal for a tuition increase to UTSA President Taylor Eighmy and then the UT System Board of Regents. With relatively no change in tuition and fees for the past six years, administrators felt it was time for a tuition hike. The committee will subm...

Business students get hands-on experience with BestFest

Students pose with their AIS Business Pathway booths for BestFest: TornadoPotato and Hawaiian Drinks. Ben Shirani/The Paisano

Vincent Valdez

October 25, 2017

The College of Business gave students from eight different Academic Inquiry Scholarship (AIS) Business Pathway courses the opportunity and the funds to create a business and sell products at BestFest. The AIS Pathway courses, a recent implementation at UTSA, are designed to orient first-year colle...