- Mailing Address
3900 University Blvd.
Tyler, Texas 75799
- (903) 566-7203
- Email address
- School Information
- "Part of the internationally-renowned University of Texas System, The University of Texas at Tyler offers UT excellence and the advantages of a comprehensive public university – set in a friendly learning environment focused on individual student success. With leading programs in nursing, business, engineering, arts and sciences, pharmacy, pre-med and teacher education, UT Tyler is passionate about your personal and professional success" (Source: https://www.uttyler.edu/). Founded in 1971, UT Tyler offers 49 Bachelor's Degrees, 47 Master's Degrees, and 6 Doctoral Degrees. The school has a total undergraduate enrollment of over 7,000 and a student to faculty ratio of 19 to 1.
- General Information
- UT Tyler offers numerous courses which discuss DEI. Furthermore, the university has curated an Anti-Racism Resource Guide. UT Tyler offers diversity workshops through the Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning. Some academic specialties have CRT, diversity, or anti-racism requirements. See developments below:
- Curriculum Changes and Requirements
UT Tyler has a Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning which offers "workshops for diversity and global awareness in the classroom."
The Communication Sciences and Disorders B.S. program requires at least one course in cultural diversity.
UT Tyler's Mass Communication B.S. program has a requirement for Competency in Diversity/Human Relations.
- Symbolic Actions
UT Tyler released a statement responding to the death of George Floyd, stating, "The inhumane actions that led to the death of George Floyd remind us that evil, and its byproducts of hate, bigotry and racism, persist."
The Clinical Psychology Ph.D. program has released a Diversity Statement.