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UTSA welcomes Dr. Taylor Eighmy

Courtesy of UTSA Communications

Samuel De Leon

August 22, 2017

For months, the presidential search committee met silently to distinguish candidates from which to choose the next president of UTSA. After an arduous process, a loud thud came from the presidential search committee as it dropped the name of its sole finalist for the UTSA presidency. On June 30th, Dr. ...

Letter from UTSA president

Interim President Pedro Reyes addresses students. Benjamin Shirani, The Paisano.

paisano.online1

June 8, 2017

Dear New Roadrunners, Welcome to UTSA! We are so excited that you have joined us as the newest members of our Roadrunner family, and I want to personally congratulate you on all of your hard work and effort leading up to this day. You have earned the opportunity to be a part of a community of top-ti...

The takeaway from a president’s departure

Editorial staff

April 11, 2017

Former President Ricardo Romo’s departure was a tumultuous and confusing time for UTSA. During challenging times, it’s important to look for opportunities to grow, ways to improve and silver linings. Romo’s ouster prompted a meaningful dialogue around sexual misconduct in our community. It is...

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...

The UT System owes us transparency

Editorial staff

March 2, 2017

It’s been two weeks since UTSA President Ricardo Romo was placed on administrative leave pending a review of allegations to his conduct. The announcement was made in an email sent to UTSA faculty by chancellor William McRaven Since that cryptic email, the UT System has not given any new informati...

What Does Our Future Hold?

What Does Our Future Hold?

Samuel De Leon

February 23, 2017

Current university President Ricardo Romo has taken administrative leave pending a review of his conduct. The presidential search committee continues to search for Romo’s replacement, who is set to start Sept. 1. To help the search committee with the task of creating a shortlist, here are some nece...

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...

A truly rowdy presidential search forum

Caroline Traylor

January 12, 2017

Last September, UTSA President Ricardo Romo—who made UTSA history as the university’s first Latino and longest serving president—announced his plans to retire, effective August 2017. To launch the nationwide search for his successor, the UT System established the UTSA Presidential Search Advi...