Latino Issues - Higher Education
Vega’s Poor Start Benefits At-risk Population

Vega’s Poor Start Benefits At-risk Population

by Jamal Eric Watson | March 7, 2017
Poverty isn’t some abstract idea to Dr. Desireé Vega, selected by Diverse as a member of the [...] Read more
Southern Grad Schools See Need to Tap into Diversity Boom

Southern Grad Schools See Need to Tap into Diversity Boom

by Catherine Morris | March 5, 2017
As the United States moves toward a future where the population will be “majority minority” [...] Read more
Lecturer at Middlebury College Calls Protesting Students ‘Seriously Scary’

Lecturer at Middlebury College Calls Protesting Students ‘Seriously Scary’

by Associated Press |
MIDDLEBURY, Vt. — A libertarian author who has been called a white nationalist said college s [...] Read more
All Immigrants Not Included

All Immigrants Not Included

by Berenice Sánchez | March 2, 2017
The statements with messages of building and protecting an inclusive community are great to see [...] Read more
Rodriguez: Time for Brown Berets to be Seen in Court?

Rodriguez: Time for Brown Berets to be Seen in Court?

by Roberto Rodriguez | February 28, 2017
What has not been litigated is whether Mexicans in this country are part of a foreign and illeg [...] Read more
Advocates Call for Schools to Stand By Undocumented Students

Advocates Call for Schools to Stand By Undocumented Students

by Jamaal Abdul-Alim |
At a time of escalating fears of deportation, faculty and administrators should align themselve [...] Read more
Arkansas State University Revises Mexican Campus Contract

Arkansas State University Revises Mexican Campus Contract

by Associated Press | February 26, 2017
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — Arkansas State University is finalizing plans to open a campus in Mexico. [...] Read more
Report: MSIs Key to Texas Reaching Higher Ed Goals

Report: MSIs Key to Texas Reaching Higher Ed Goals

by Catherine Morris | February 23, 2017
Currently, 35 percent of young adults in Texas age 25-34 hold an associate’s degree or higher [...] Read more
UT San Antonio President on Leave Pending Review of Conduct

UT San Antonio President on Leave Pending Review of Conduct

by Associated Press | February 15, 2017
SAN ANTONIO — The president of the University of Texas at San Antonio has been placed on leav [...] Read more
Rodriguez: The Indigenous and Black Roots of Mexico

Rodriguez: The Indigenous and Black Roots of Mexico

by Roberto Rodriguez | February 13, 2017
By knowing their intertwined histories, perhaps both peoples will come to struggle together, wh [...] Read more
Blacks, Hispanics Losing Out on LSAT-based Financial Aid

Blacks, Hispanics Losing Out on LSAT-based Financial Aid

by Catherine Morris | February 9, 2017
The result of privileging LSAT scores through merit-based scholarships is what some call a “r [...] Read more
Rodriguez: Light Skin Preference and the Denial of Indigeneity

Rodriguez: Light Skin Preference and the Denial of Indigeneity

by Roberto Rodriguez | February 8, 2017
Part of what I choose to examine is the earliest memories when children become conscious of the [...] Read more
At Her Core, Zurita-Lopez All About Helping

At Her Core, Zurita-Lopez All About Helping

by Reginald Stuart | February 7, 2017
Dr. Cecilia I. Zurita-Lopez, selected by Diverse as a member of the 2017 Class of Emerging Scho [...] Read more
Penn Center Aims to Boost Hispanic Faculty Pipeline

Penn Center Aims to Boost Hispanic Faculty Pipeline

by Catherine Morris | February 6, 2017
Many colleges and universities across the United States have committed to recruiting more facul [...] Read more
Justice Sotomayor Says Universities Need More Diversity

Justice Sotomayor Says Universities Need More Diversity

by Ed White, Associated Press | January 30, 2017
ANN ARBOR, Mich. — U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor on Monday said future diversity [...] Read more