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The University of Texas at Tyler

Undergraduate School

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: 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:

Actions Taken

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.
Program and Research Funding
  • UT Tyler's Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning offers "potential funding opportunities to work on diversity and global awareness."
  • UT Tyler has an Anti-Racism Resource Guide, which includes "How to Be an Anti-Racist" by Ibram X. Kendi.
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."
Last updated April 14th, 2023
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