Mission & Vision


We are creating an infrastructure of spaces, community, and expertise to support public-engaged scholarship by cultivating interdisciplinary and collaborative approaches to teaching and research using digital methods.


Forming ethical collaborations to create digital scholarship for the public good.

CEDISH Objectives Aligned with UTSA Strategic Destinations

UTSA will be a great public research university

  • We will create an infrastructure that will support interdisciplinary teaching and research that is co-created with the community.  
  • Faculty, staff, students, and community members will work together to create digital projects advancing scholarship.
  • A community will grow from CEDISH, encompassing collaborators inside and outside UTSA.
  • We will integrate CEDISH into academic programs and curricula.
  • Faculty, staff, and community members will gain knowledge and technical expertise to support their work.

UTSA will be a model for student success

  • Students will engage with collaborative digital research projects.
  • Students will be exposed to DS, DH, and community-engaged methods in classes, workshops, and events.
  • Students will acquire knowledge and technical expertise in DS that they can apply to class and prepare them for work after graduation.
  • Students will be a part of a local community and global network around digital scholarship and humanities.
  • Students will find mentors in cross-disciplinary areas and in the broader community.