Destination Two

UTSA will be a Great Public Research University

UTSA is on the fast track to becoming a nationally recognized research university, having attained an R1 university status from the Carnegie Commission and achieved National Research University Fund (NRUF) eligibility. These designations position UTSA to qualify for the National Research Support Fund (NRSF) resources and continue to align efforts with the members of the prestigious Association of American Universities. UTSA is an urban-serving university focused on driving San Antonio’s knowledge economy, living out the notion that great universities need great cities and great cities need great universities.

Key Performance Indicators that Track Progress Toward Destination Two

  • Total Faculty
  • Total Staff
  • Faculty Receiving Prestigious Awards
  • Faculty in the National Academies
  • Total Annual Research Expenditures
  • Endowed Chairs, Professorships and Fellowships

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