Ricardo Romo http://tpr.org en UTSA President Increases Top-Tier Campaign Goal http://tpr.org/post/utsa-president-increases-top-tier-campaign-goal <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">UTSA on Monday announced it is raising the goal for the university’s capital campaign.</span></p><p>UTSA launched its Top-Tier Campaign a year ago with a goal of raising $120 million. To date, the campaign has provided funding for 35 new scholarships, 26 new endowed faculty positions, and nine new research centers.</p><p>The campaign hit its target last month, or in about one-third the time the school had allotted.</p> Tue, 07 May 2013 12:22:53 +0000 Eileen Pace 10923 at http://tpr.org UTSA President Increases Top-Tier Campaign Goal UTSA President delivers 2012 State of the University Address http://tpr.org/post/utsa-president-delivers-2012-state-university-address <p>UTSA president Ricardo Romo re-capped the school's progress toward Tier One status in his state of the university address Wednesday.</p><p>Dr. Romo outlined some of the new initiatives to help incoming students - such as the new Graduation Rate Improvement Plan, or 'GRIP.' &nbsp;GRIP will proactively work with 250 high-school students in San Antonio to make sure they are prepared for college-level courses, with the goal of helping them avoid remedial classes when they get to college.</p> Wed, 03 Oct 2012 22:20:09 +0000 Eileen Pace 75 at http://tpr.org UTSA President delivers 2012 State of the University Address