Honoring the memory of UTEP President Emerita Diana Natalicio (1939-2021)
The UTEP School of Pharmacy along with its faculty, staff, and students joins in extending heartfelt condolences to all who have been impacted by the loss of UTEP’s President Emerita Diana Natalicio.
Dr. Natalicio was a pioneer in and of Higher Education. For over 30 years, she inspired countless individuals to better themselves by promoting and reforming access to Higher Education across disciplines and beliefs, while bridging borders.
Our beloved President Emerita Diana Natalicio always showed support for Pharmacy, and was a key advocate to establishing a standalone School of Pharmacy at UTEP. We will always be grateful and honored to have been able to know and share in her vision for excellence in education for the 21st century.
As we reflect on the memories and milestones that surround Dr. Natalicio’s work, we hope that we were also able to bring her joy and pride from our efforts. Undoubtedly, the School of Pharmacy will always be grateful not only for her support, but for who she was, and what she stood for. May we continue to cherish and grow the fruits of Dr. Natalicio’s leadership for generations to come. We honor her memory, and celebrate her legacy forevermore.