Academic Insights
Academic Insights

UTSA ranks high in faculty diversity among HSI/R1s

March 3, 2022
Academic Strategic Communications

UTSA has made intentional, strategic efforts to recruit, hire and retain faculty from diverse backgrounds that reflect the demographic makeup of its student body. As a result, UTSA is a leader among Hispanic Serving Carnegie R1 universities.

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UTSA has the second highest percentage of tenured/tenure-track (T/TT) faculty who identify as Hispanic or Latino.
plot showing degrees awarded by UTSA compared to other HSI institutions
of new T/TT faculty identify as Hispanic or Black — making the fall 2021 cohort the most diverse in UTSA history.


UTSA is committed to helping its outstanding faculty excel in their careers — through retention initiatives, teaching and research support, mentorship, and leadership development opportunities — so they can provide a high-quality education to our students.

To learn more about UTSA’s diversity, equity and inclusion initiatives, visit the Office of Inclusive Excellence and the Academic Affairs websites.