Time Magazine: UTEP President Among World's 100 Most Influential People

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Contributed by University of Texas at El Paso

"The only doctoral/research university in the United States that serves a predominantly Mexican-American student population, UTEP is known for successfully developing innovative strategies that level the playing field for students from historically underrepresented cultures and socioeconomic backgrounds. This 2016 TIME 100 recognition shines a spotlight on the capacity of urban and minority-serving universities to increase both undergraduate and graduate student success in U.S. higher education. I am grateful to TIME for amplifying UTEP's story and our leadership role," Dr. Diana Natalicio, president of The University of Texas at El Paso, said after being named to the 2016 TIME 100—the magazine's annual list of the 100 most influential people in the world. 
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