The University of Texas at San Antonio strives to improve the retention of diverse faculty and staff as this adds value to the campus environment and improves student success. Retaining diverse faculty and staff promotes diversity in; student to faculty and staff mentorship, varied curriculum and programs, thus promoting an inclusive campus community.

The Office of Inclusive Excellence engages in a number of strategies designed to retain excellent faculty and staff. Some of these strategies focus on: mentorship, awards and recognition, professional development, and campus climate.