UTSA is embarking on a master planning process for its main and downtown campuses as part of its ambitious goals for increased enrollment and student retention.
Bexar County has set in motion a plan to clear a facility housing federal inmates in order to allow UTSA to proceed with downtown development plans.
The City agreed to sell about 4 acres of vacant land and parking lots to the University of Texas at San Antonio as part of its downtown campus expansion.
The university announced Friday that enrollment hit an all-time record at more than 32,000 students, showing 4.7 percent growth over the previous year.
The University of Texas at San Antonio received a $15 million gift from Rackspace co-founder and philanthropist Graham Weston.
UTSA President Taylor Eighmy said some of the most successful urban schools are integrated within the downtown landscape.
UTSA President Taylor Eighmy’s plan for transforming the university’s Downtown Campus should be seen as a conceptual work in progress.
Many commuter students and faculty members cross Buena Vista street to get from the Cattleman’s Square parking lot to the campus.
The downtown campus currently offers its more than 4,500 undergraduate and graduate students degree programs from three UTSA colleges.
The $5.1 million improvement project includes reconfiguring existing travel lanes to accommodate bicycle lanes, four vehicular lanes, and a median.