President's Messages 2016

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Important Message - December 16, 2016

UTRGV’s regional accrediting body, SACSCOC, announced that UTRGV has been placed on probation.

Message from the President - December 09, 2016

Both the Faculty Senate and a group of students have recently delivered documents expressing concerns about students’ safety in light of the current political climate.

Message from the President - December 06, 2016

Today, the SACS Commission on Colleges (COC) notified UTRGV that it is being placed on probation for the next twelve months. Please note that during this time, UTRGV remains fully accredited and the academic and administrative operations of the institution will continue as they have in the past.

Message from the President - November 16, 2016

Please join me in ensuring that all members of the UTRGV community embrace our commitment to a diverse, inclusive, safe, and supportive learning and working environment.

Office of Institutional Equity - October 31, 2016

As we continue working together to build a university that will transform the region, Texas and beyond, we must be strongly committed to building and promoting a diverse, inclusive learning and working environment that is free of all forms of discrimination, including sexual misconduct and sexual harassment.

Planning for the Future - October 21, 2016

Thank you for your efforts in getting a new semester up and running. We have a great deal to be proud of as we reach the half-way point of our third regular semester; we also have much work to do.

Planning for the Future - June 03, 2016

Thank you for your hard work this past year. It has been a challenging year, as we all knew it would be, but your efforts have made UTRGV’s first year a success. Future generations of students, staff, and faculty will look back and realize just how significant your achievements have been.

Planning for the Future - February 19, 2016

With the spring semester well underway, I want to thank all of you for your hard work and to provide a brief update on some important initiatives.

Strategic Planning Committee - January 12, 2016

As we begin our second semester, I’d like to take a quick moment to reflect upon our university’s historic and successful opening. As I’ve said many times before, what we accomplished last year is nothing short of amazing, and I thank our students, faculty, and staff for their hard work and dedication.

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