Diversity Statistics & Reports
UA faculty and staff have conducted critical research on diversity issues that enlighten our University community as well as other academicians across the nation. The reports, as well as the statistics and data that will be found in this section will illuminate the growth and current state of diversity at the UA.
The characteristics of an educational community including the demographic diversity of its faculty, staff, and students are an essential ingredient to leverage in service of delivering students the highest quality education possible. Learn about the demographic diversity of UA’s community.
Employee Diversity Data
Data on UA’s faculty and staff is available by race, gender, and rank among other variables.
Student Diversity Data
Access student enrollment data including enrollment trends for minority students, new freshman by ethnicity, new transfers by ethnicity, persistence, and graduation data.
It is vital to examine whether perceptions of campus climate vary based on social group membership, and to recommend research-based practices to remove barriers and ensure full participation and success. Access research on a broad range of issues including UA faculty, staff, and student perceptions of campus.
Agencies of Change, Faculty Leadership in Initiating and Sustaining Diversity at the University of Arizona (2005): A part of the Ford Foundation Grant, “Re-Affirming Action: Designs for Diversity in Higher Education,” a UA faculty team investigated what role that faculty played in promoting diversity and inclusion on campus, and how they worked with administration to achieve their goals.
Charting a University of Arizona Course Toward Becoming a Hispanic Serving Institution Recommendations (2005): Outlines specific recommendations with regards to the retention of Latino/a undergraduate students, Latino/a graduate and professional students, Latino/a faculty, and key administrators.
Diversity Action Plan (2002): A plan to broaden diversity at the UA consisting of goals within the four areas of, the recruitment and retention of a diverse student body, staff, faculty, and the creation of a welcoming and supportive campus climate.
Diversity Action Plan Progress Report (2005): A summary of the UA’s progress on the goals and recommendations within the Diversity Action Plan.
Faculty Retention and Loss Report (2000-2007): Annually, UA Deans provide information on the numbers of faculty retained and lost to other institutions.
Generating Respect for All in a Climate of academic Excellence (GRACE) Project (2002): A Study of the causes of disparity between male and female faculty in the College of Medicine.
Interim Progress Report on the Diversity of Employees Prepared in Response to the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools (2003): A comprehensive self-study of the composition and diversity of UA’s faculty, administration and staff.
LGBTQ and Allied Students, Staff, and Faculty Needs Assessment (2008): A needs assessment administered to inform program planning for the LGBTQ Affairs Office.
Millennium Report, Interim Evaluation of Progress Resulting from the Millennial Report (2003): A review of UA’s progress towards meeting the goals outlined in the Millennium Report to transform the University into a diverse, fair, and hospitable community where faculty can work unimpeded by considerations of gender, race/ethnicity, or rank.
Millennium Report, Five Year Report (2006): A summary of the University’s progress towards creating a diverse, fair, and hospitable community for faculty.
Millennial Report (2002): Staff perceptions of campus climate.
Millennium Project Phase II Five-Year Report (2007): A overview of the University’s progress in addressing classified staff and appointed personnel concerns related to workplace climate.
Recruitment and Retention of a Diverse Faculty (2002): Recommendations by a subcommittee of Deans to diversify UA’s faculty.
Student Campus Climate Surveys by the Dean of Students Office (1996-2006): Includes questions to assess student attitudes about diversity.
UA Collaborative on Academic Careers in Higher Education (2006): A survey to assess job satisfaction of tenure eligible faculty includes data by gender and faculty of color.