We at the Center for Faculty Leadership and Development are deeply saddened to hear about the recent passing of President Emerita, Dr. Diana Natalicio. She was not only a role model but an inspiration to push barriers and strive for the absolute best. Her connection to the University was one of heart and extreme care for all those who walked on this campus. We will never forget you or all that you have done to help us grow and lead the next generation of UTEP faculty, staff, and students. Thank you Dr. Natalicio.
Diana Natalicio served as the 10th president of The University of Texas at El Paso from 1988 to 2019. Her 31-year tenure in the University’s highest office stood as the sixth-longest of any public doctoral/research university president in history at the time of her retirement. It was also the long...