Development, Diversity & Equity


Marcelo J. P. Paixão, Associate Professor, Department of African and African Diaspora Studies

An Inclusive Climate For All

The University of Texas at Austin accomplishes its mission, in part, by attracting and retaining excellent faculty, championing diversity and equity efforts and providing opportunities for faculty development. We strive to ensure fairness in university policies and practices, and will foster an inclusive climate of advancement and growth for all faculty.

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National Center for Faculty Development & Diversity

UT Austin is an institutional member of the National Center for Faculty Development & Diversity (NCFDD). UT Austin faculty members, postdoctoral fellows, graduate students, and administrators now have on-demand access to NCFDD's mentoring and professional development resources.

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University Faculty Gender Equity Council

UT Austin is committed to promoting an equitable environment for all faculty. The University Faculty Gender Equity Council was established as the university-wide effort to identify opportunities for improvement and make faculty gender equity a priority across campus.

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Council for Racial and Ethnic Equity and Diversity

Faculty diversity is critical to transforming lives for the benefit of society. With that in mind, a partnership between the Office of the Executive Vice President and Provost and the Division of Diversity and Community Engagement began in 2014 to address faculty diversity issues at UT Austin.

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Diversity and Inclusion Committees

Find the names of the current chairs of each college and school's diversity and inclusion committee.