A renowned researcher in executive compensation and corporate governance, Sanchez obtained his doctorate. from UTSA after a successful career in industry with Deloitte and SBC Communications. He secured a position at the University of Arkansas and worked at Texas Tech in his first administrative role as a Ph.D. program director.
“Since joining UTSA faculty in 2017, Dr Sanchez has actively taken on leadership roles that have gradually increased in scope and scale,” said Pamela C. Smith, interim dean of UTSA Carlos Alvarez College of Business. “He coordinated the launch of a new part-time doctorate. in Information Technology and Artificial Intelligence, increased graduate enrollment by 125%, and improved college research programs and funding. As a former PhD Project student, he is dedicated to promoting the value of higher education to minority students.
“One of the reasons I went into academia was to learn,” Sanchez added. “This scholarship will allow me to strengthen my toolbox and network with like-minded people. “
Participants engage in a variety of leadership development activities throughout the year, including three seminars and numerous webinars covering topics such as vision development, fundraising and external and legislative relations. Supervised by nationally recognized administrators, the scholarship holders will also develop a project beneficial to their home institution.
“I look forward to learning best practices for creating a shared vision within academia,” Sanchez said. “I’m also excited to learn more about fundraising and resource development. With the recent appointment of the college, now is the perfect time to strengthen our relationships with alumni and the community for even greater success.