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Study finds that 75% of incidents of sexual misconduct go unreported among UTSA students

Study finds that 75% of incidents of sexual misconduct go unreported among UTSA students

Isaac Serna

April 5, 2017

In Texas alone, two of five women and one of five men are affected by sexual assault each year. In an effort to protect students and prevent these crimes from occurring, 13 of the UT System’s 14 institutions, including UTSA, participated in the Cultivating Learning and Safe Environments (CLASE) surve...

UTSA community shares responsibility to ensure sexual assault survivors are supported and heard

Editorial staff

April 5, 2017

The UT System’s Cultivating Learning and Safe Environments (CLASE) survey propelled sexual assault and misconduct to the forefront. In emails to students, faculty and staff, Acting President Pedro Reyes disseminated the survey results and reiterated the university’s mission to decrease the prevalenc...

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...

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...