Recent Messages

Announcing Appointment of VP of University Advancement

Thursday, 02 18 2019

Please join me in welcoming Dr. Jeanette De Diemar as our new Vice President for University Advancement, effective March 25, 2019.....


Invitation: Standing in the Future - Implications for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

Thursday, 02 07 2019

I invite you to join me and the President's Commission on Equity (PCOE) to the 2019 PCOE Speaker Series with Kay Iwata on February 21 from 9:30-11:30 a.m. in the Central Academic Building, Vista Room. Ms. Iwata will share how "megatrends" in areas such as the economy, demography, technology and climate change can tell us about where we are headed as a society.....


A&M-SA Is Celebrating African American History Month

Wednesday, 02 06 2019

I write today to make sure you are aware of our campus celebration of African American History Month. Each year on our campus and around the country, the month of February is dedicated to commemorating the many contributions that African Americans have made to all aspects of American society. ....



Early Release on December 21, 2018

Friday, 12 14 2018

In appreciation of your hard work and dedication to Texas A&M University-San Antonio this past year, I have approved early release of employees totaling four hours (1-5 p.m.) on Friday, December 21, 2018, for the holiday break....


Commencement Speakers, Milestone Will Top Off a Great Semester

Friday, 12 14 2018

As we put the finishing touches on another semester, I want to thank you for your hard work this fall....


University Closed Dec. 5 - Day of Mourning for President Bush

Tuesday, 12 4 2018

In honor of the late President George H.W. Bush, I have approved closing the University on Wednesday, December 5, 2018....


Remembering and Honoring President George H.W. Bush

Monday, 12 3 2018

With the passing of former President George H.W. Bush on Friday, our University joins the nation in mourning.....


Early Release on November 21, 2018

Monday, 11 19 2018

In appreciation of your hard work and dedication to Texas A&M University-San Antonio, I have approved an early release of employees totaling four hours (1-5 P.M.) on Wednesday, November 21, 2018.....


Remembering the Victims of Last Week's Violence

Wednesday, 10 29 2018

We are deeply saddened by the senseless violence and loss of life that took place in Jeffersontown, KY and Pittsburgh, PA last week. Our thoughts and prayers go out to the victims, survivors and their family members. In remembrance of the victims of this violence, our flag will fly at half-staff until sunset on October 31....


Thank you for a great Latinx Heritage Month

Wednesday, 10 23 2018

In spring 2018, the Office of the President announced a call for proposals for strategic initiatives that advance the University's Strategic Plan: Build. Impact. Transform. I am pleased to announce the award of two seed fund grants....


Please plan to attend our inaugural Fall Diversity Forum on Nov. 5

Wednesday, 10 19 2018

In spring 2018, the Office of the President announced a call for proposals for strategic initiatives that advance the University's Strategic Plan: Build. Impact. Transform. I am pleased to announce the award of two seed fund grants....


Update - Strategic Planning Seed Fund Grants

Wednesday, 09 05 2018

In spring 2018, the Office of the President announced a call for proposals for strategic initiatives that advance the University's Strategic Plan: Build. Impact. Transform. I am pleased to announce the award of two seed fund grants....


Welcome to the fall 2018 semester

Thursday, 08 23 2018

What a difference a year makes! As we embark upon the fall 2018 semester, I cannot help but think back on the ominous conditions we were facing this time last year....


Happy Fourth of July

Wednesday, 07 04 2018

As we celebrate the anniversary of our nation's independence, let us also honor the courageous men and women dedicated to preserving it....


Thank You for a Great Spring Semester

Wednesday, 05 23 2018

Whew! It seems like no sooner did we kick off the spring semester than graduation was upon us. And what an amazing graduation it was, with a record number of students (758) crossing the stage at Freeman Coliseum (that's a 15% increase over last spring). Congratulations Class of 2018!....


Follow-up on Announcement of Reorganization

Wednesday, 05 09 2018

Earlier this week, I announced a campus reorganization to enhance our student-focused value while achieving our strategic goals....


Celebrating Successes, Announcing Updates

Monday, 05 07 2018

With the end of the spring semester fast approaching, I would like to take a moment to pause, celebrate our successes and announce a few updates....


Thank You for Another Great Festival de Cascarones

Tuesday, 05 01 2018

We had another great Festival de Cascarones event on Sunday, thanks to the careful planning, hard work and boundless energy of so many people....


Early Release

Monday, 03 26 2018

In appreciation of your hard work and dedication to Texas A&M University-San Antonio, I have approved early release of employees totaling four hours (1-5 p.m.) on Friday, March 30, 2018....


Strategic Plan: Build. Impact. Transform

Monday, 03 19 2018

The Office of the President is pleased to invite proposal submissions that spur collaboration and innovation in implementing the Strategic Plan: Build. Impact. Transform....


University Branding Initiative

Wednesday, 02 07 2018

As many of you are aware, the University is working on a branding initiative to help us define who we are and what we do in a way that differentiates us in the higher-education marketplace....


Welcome Back to the Spring 2018 Semester

Monday, 01 22 2018

I hope you all have returned from winter break refreshed and ready for an exhilarating spring semester. We have already hit the ground running this year with a number of exciting activities....