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The Sustainability Tracking, Assessment & Rating System™ (STARS) is a transparent, self-reporting framework for colleges and universities to measure their sustainability performance.

Overall Rating Expired
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Liaison Keith Muhlestein
Submission Date Jan. 26, 2012
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STARS v1.0

University of Texas at San Antonio
PAE-8: Support Programs for Under-Represented Groups

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete Expired Lisa Firmin
Associate Provost
Vice President for Academic Affairs
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Does the institution have mentoring, counseling, peer support, affinity groups, academic support programs, or other programs in place to support under-represented groups on campus?:
Yes

A brief description of the programs sponsored by the institution to support under-represented groups within the student body:

1- The Cultural Connections Program:
One of the programs of the UTSA RoadRunner Days. The program includes receptions to welcome new and transfer students who are part of the diverse population of UTSA. Receptions are scheduled for students who self-identify as members of particular groups. These include students who are African-American and Black, Hispanic and Latino/a, GLBTQ (gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender and questioning), and Asian Pacific Islander.
Receptions are open to all UTSA students, faculty, and staff.

2- Cultural and Minority Student Organizations:
African Students Association
Bangladesh Student Association
Chinese Student & Scholar Association
Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgendered, Questioning
Hispanic Student Association
Indian Cultural Association
Indian Student Association
Iranian Student Association
Japanese Club
Muslim Student Association
Roadrunner LULAC
Taiwanese Student Association
Turkish Student Association
UMOJA "The Black Student Network"


A brief description of the programs sponsored by the institution to support under-represented groups within the faculty:

1- The Cultural Connections Program: described above and open to students, faculty, and staff.

2- Faculty and Staff Organizations:
Black Faculty and Staff Association
La Raza Faculty and Administrators Association


A brief description of the programs sponsored by the institution to support under-represented groups within the staff:

1- The Cultural Connections Program: described above and open to students, faculty, and staff.

2- Faculty and Staff Organizations:
Black Faculty and Staff Association
La Raza Faculty and Administrators Association


The website URL where more information about the programs in each of the three categories is available :

The information presented here is self-reported. While AASHE staff review portions of all STARS reports and institutions are welcome to seek additional forms of review, the data in STARS reports are not verified by AASHE. If you believe any of this information is erroneous or inconsistent with credit criteria, please review the process for inquiring about the information reported by an institution and complete the Data Inquiry Form.