President's Messages

UTRGV President Dr. Guy Bailey speaking to audience.

Message from the President - November 14, 2019

I have good news to share on several fronts: merit, SACSCOC, and enrollment.

Message from the President: Sexual Misconduct & Discrimination - September 20, 2019

Texas recently enacted new legislation outlining new sexual misconduct reporting responsibilities for faculty and staff. These new responsibilities are explained in detail in the training module added on August 29th.

New Commissioner of Higher Education - September 12, 2019

We are very pleased to share with you the announcement of Dr. Harrison Keller’s appointment as the next Commissioner of Higher Education for the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board.

2019 Spring Commencement — Thank you! - May 17, 2019

Thank you and congratulations! Last weekend we graduated 3,400 students in seven ceremonies over two days. This amazing accomplishment would not have been possible without the hard work and dedication of our faculty and staff members.

Message from the President - April 29, 2019

Last fall, Academic Affairs conducted a comprehensive technical review of all of our undergraduate degree programs to verify all degree requirements. While curriculum is the purview of the faculty, the accuracy of our degree plans is the purview of Academic Affairs, Health Affairs, and Strategic Enrollment.

Message from the President - April 5, 2019

As the national conversation on a possible border closure continues to evolve, we want to share an update and reaffirm our support for all of our students, staff, and faculty, who are critical members of our university family. We are committed to supporting those of you who are affected by the current border situation.

Message from the President - January 24, 2019

Welcome back, and thank you for all of your hard work in making the start of the new semester a success. Spring 2019 enrollment is running almost 5% ahead of our largest Spring ever, and our graduate enrollment is running about 9% ahead of our best graduate enrollment ever, regardless of the semester.