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President sits with students

President Taylor Eighmy talks with a student about university issues and resolutions. Photo Courtesy of Taylor Zamora, The Paisano

Gaige Davila

October 4, 2017

UTSA President Eighmy met with hundreds of students Sept. 24 when he hosted “Pizza with the Prez” in the UC Ski Lodge, the first of several “meet and greet” events planned for the semester. “If I don’t remain connected to the students, I’m missing the whole opportunity of why I’m here a...

Editorial: An Interim President’s Precedent

Photo by Benjamin Shirani

Editorial Board

July 1, 2017

The UT Board of Regents unanimously selected Dr. Taylor Eighmy of the University of Tennessee (UTK) as the finalist for the presidency at the University of Texas at San Antonio. A campus visit and a final vote await, but it is safe to say an important transition to our university has begun. Following...

Finish what you started

Editorial staff

June 8, 2017

“College education raises your earning potential” is an economically fatal truism. By the time high school students graduate, a four-year university has been packaged and sold to them as the step for a successful future. UTSA’s incoming class of 2021 has made their decision: they are now bona fid...

UTSA Ranked #68 among young universities

Graphic by Ethan Pham

Samuel De Leon

April 12, 2017

UTSA continues to strive for success, boosting a higher rating on the Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings. “This is a tremendous accomplishment, one that you should be very proud of,” Acting President Pedro Reyes said when addressing faculty. “Without the commitment of each of you t...

Q&A: Dr. Pedro Reyes

Isaac Serna, The Paisano

Isaac Serna and Samuel De Leon

March 29, 2017

The Paisano sat with Interim President Dr. Pedro Reyes to get his take on UTSA, its future and his role at the university. Interview conducted by Isaac Serna & Samuel DeLeon Q: How would you describe your first day as interim president at UTSA? It was a pleasant day for me. Meeting all the colleag...

“Graduation rates are unacceptable”

Sources include: College Scorecard. Tristan Ipock, The Paisano

Isaac Serna

March 29, 2017

The recent shift in leadership following former UTSA President Ricardo Romo’s exit opened the floor to the question: “what is next for the University of Texas at San Antonio?” Acting President Dr. Pedro Reyes has transitioned into his role quickly and has no reservations voicing the challenges UTSA fac...

Romo responds

Ethan Pham, The Paisano

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,...