UT San Antonio President on Leave Pending Review of Conduct - Higher Education
Higher Education News and Jobs

UT San Antonio President on Leave Pending Review of Conduct

Email




by Associated Press

SAN ANTONIO — The president of the University of Texas at San Antonio has been placed on leave pending a review of allegations related to his conduct.

Ricardo Romo was scheduled to retire in August after almost two decades with the university when the University of Texas System chancellor announced the review in a written statement Tuesday. A call to the system’s public affairs department was not immediately returned Wednesday.

Chancellor William McRaven said in the statement that Pedro Reyes, special assistant to the chancellor at UT Austin, will act as president of UT San Antonio during the review.

The statement does not contain details of the allegations or say whether the leave is paid. The system is continuing with a search for a new president to take over Sept. 1.

RELATED ARTICLES >>
HBCUs, Advocates Looking for Help from Trump on Funding WASHINGTON — The nation’s historically Black colleges and universities (HBCUs) are pushing for President Donald Trump to set aside more federal contracts and grants for their schools, and take a greater hand in their welfare by moving responsibility ...
After 130 Years, Harvard Law Review Elects a Black Woman President CAMBRIDGE, Mass. — It has been 27 years since the first black man, an older student by the name of Barack Obama, was elected president of the prestigious Harvard Law Review. It has been even longer — 41 years — since the first woman, Susan Estrich, w...
Republican Proposes Raising University of Wisconsin Tuition by Inflation, Income MADISON, Wis. — A key Republican legislator says Gov. Scott Walker’s plan to cut University of Wisconsin System tuition could hurt taxpayers and lawmakers should instead consider letting the system raise tuition according to inflation or income incre...
Nearly 600 Penn State Faculty, Staff Voluntarily Retire UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — Nearly 600 faculty and staff have taken a voluntary retirement package from Penn State University, including more than 400 employees on the main campus. The Centre Daily Times reports 419 main campus employees took the offer...
Semantic Tags: