UIW Parent Advisory Board

Support students and their parents in understanding UIW and our community

Mission: The untitled-design-1mission of the University of the Incarnate Word Parent Advisory Board is to support the University of the Incarnate Word in maintaining academic excellence by endeavoring: to assist students and their parents in understanding their environment at UIW, to communicate and problem solve with parents, students, and alumni relations; and to assist in the recruitment and promotion of UIW with prospective students, parents, schools and communities.

Purpose: The purpose of the Parent Advisory Board is to support UIW in maintaining its excellence through four main areas:

1. Communication - assist in information and problem solving among students, alumni, parents and UIW.

2. Recruitment - promote UIW in the community by contracting prospective students, parents and schools.

3. Development - assist UIW in fundraising efforts.

4. Special Projects - assist UIW in areas where we feel we can make a fulfilling, positive impact.

Expectations: Members of the Parent Advisory Board provide overall support to UIW in the following ways:

  • Attend scheduled meetings.

  • Participate in the UIW Annual Fund during the annual giving campaign.

  • Participate in the fall orientation for new parents & families.

  • Assist the Board in fulfilling its mission:

    • Aid in the identification of internships & career opportunities for students & recent graduates.

    • Help identify prospective students by attending or hosting events.

    • Make calls to parents of prospective students.

    • Distribute admissions materials to local high schools.

If you are interested in participating on the 2019 - 2020 Parent Advisory Board, please contact:

Gaby Alvarado

Associate Director of Alumni & Parent Relations

University of the Incarnate Word, 4301 Broadway, CPO # 298, San Antonio, TX 78209