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Chief of Staff



Welcome to the Division of
the Chief of Staff

Andrea Cortinas

Andrea Cortinas

Vice President and Chief of Staff
acortinas@utep.edu
(915) 747-5555

The Division of the Chief of Staff assists campus administrators in abiding by and carrying out the authority and responsibilities delegated to the University by The University of Texas System Board of Regents and the Texas Legislature. In addition, the division oversees key initiatives as directed by the administration.

Departments

University Police

University Police

The University of Texas at El Paso's Police Department is committed to fulfilling the University’s vision to provide a top tier higher education by ensuring a safe and welcoming campus environment for students, staff, faculty and the public.

 

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Information Security Office

Information Security Office

The mission of the Information Security Office (ISO) is to protect information acquired and found throughout the University by conducting risk assessments on all sensitive information, promoting security related training and awareness programs, monitoring university systems, and auditing and compliance in support of the University’s missions and goals.

 

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Office of Institutional Compliance

Office of Institutional Compliance

In support of UTEP's and UT System's visions, missions and goals, the Office of Institutional Compliance strives to provide an atmosphere of compliance awareness so that all UTEP employees may conduct themselves with high ethical standards in compliance with all applicable laws, rules and regulations by being professional, objective, resourceful, and customer oriented.

 

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Miner Athlete Academic Center

Miner Athlete Academic Center

The Miner Athlete Academic Center (MAAC) provides academic support services to all UTEP student-athletes. The MAAC is dedicated to promoting the individual and educational goals of each UTEP student-athlete and ensuring compliance with UTEP, Conference USA and NCAA academic eligibility standards.

 

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Planning

Planning

The primary purpose of the Center for Metrics-Based Planning is to study and improve how metrics and analytics are used within a planning framework to improve organizational outcomes at UTEP and other institutions.

 

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Office of Legal Affairs

Office of Legal Affairs

The Office of Legal Affairs provides legal advice to The University of Texas at El Paso and the President, administrative officers, faculty, and staff when acting within the course and scope of their employment.

 

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University Events

University Events

The Office of University Events plans and executes targeted University events. In doing so, the office builds community spirit and conveys the University’s message, agenda and image to external and internal audiences. In addition, University Events staff provide input on space design, furnishings and finishes in highly visible public spaces.

 

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University Relations

University Relations

The Office of University Relations oversees the planning and management of University events and conferences. Additionally, the office directs promotional activities that enhance UTEP’s image, assists departments in their goals and attracts more attendance at University-sponsored events.  

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Office of Government Relations

Office of Government Relations

The Office of Government Relations (OGR) strives to promote dialogue and engagement on a wide range of policy and budget issues. OGR works with elected officials, the UT System Administration and Board of Regents, and government agency officials to address concerns that affect higher education.

 

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