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University of New Mexico Starts Chicano Studies Online Plan

University of New Mexico Starts Chicano Studies Online Plan

by Russell Contreras, Associated Press | June 29, 2016 ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. ― Facing a growing Latino student population and pressure to increase its g Read more

Scholars: Fisher Decision Gives Colleges ‘Breathing Room’ to Consider Race in Admissions

by Jamaal Abdul-Alim, Catherine Morris and Jamal Watson | June 23, 2016
A number of scholars say the Supreme Court’s decision signals that the “race-neutral” alt [...] Read more

U.S. Secretary of Education John B. King Leading Charge to Diversify K-12 Schools

by Jamaal Abdul-Alim | June 8, 2016
U.S. Secretary of Education John B. King lamented the fact that, despite being more than 60 yea [...] Read more
Utah Valley University Changing Landscape with Latino Initiative

Utah Valley University Changing Landscape with Latino Initiative

by Lydia Lum | May 23, 2016
UVU also tripled its annual number of Latino graduates from 2004 to 2014, thanks to support and [...] Read more
CUNY’s Frank Sanchez Named President of Rhode Island College

CUNY’s Frank Sanchez Named President of Rhode Island College

by Associated Press | May 12, 2016
WARWICK, R.I. ― Rhode Island College has a new president. Frank Sanchez, vice chancellor for [...] Read more

Engaging Families for Latino Student Success in Higher Education

by Mercedes Terrazas | May 5, 2016
Latinos are struggling with access to higher education, navigating the college process, and, on [...] Read more

Experts Determined to Boost Hispanic Business-oriented Ph.D. Attainment

by Catherine Morris | April 24, 2016
Hispanics remain underrepresented in academe, particularly in terms of business Ph.D. attainmen [...] Read more

Retention Grant Keeping Dreams Alive at Georgia State

by Jamaal Abdul-Alim | April 14, 2016
Georgia State University’s Panther Retention Grant program is helping students [...] Read more

Is Affirmative Action Failing the Students It Was Designed For?

by Kevin Brown |
Since the “Harvard Revelation,” several scholars have noted the changing racial and [...] Read more
Excelencia: Community Colleges Need to Embrace Latino Role

Excelencia: Community Colleges Need to Embrace Latino Role

by Cassandra West | April 12, 2016
President Sarita Brown said she believes community colleges can play a critical role in assurin [...] Read more
Lumina Reports Uptick in College Completion

Lumina Reports Uptick in College Completion

by Catherine Morris | April 11, 2016
College completion numbers show incremental improvement from last year, according to the annual [...] Read more

Puerto Rico Debt Crisis More Than Just an Economic Issue

by Catherine Morris | April 5, 2016
Puerto Rico’s debt crisis is a humanitarian crisis impacting the most vulnerable groups on th [...] Read more

Professor Tackles Turbulent History of Latinos and the LAPD

by Lydia Lum |
Scholars present research in the growing area of Chicana/o and Latina/o geography, specifically [...] Read more
Engaging Latino Students for Transfer and Completion

Engaging Latino Students for Transfer and Completion

by by Evelyn Waiwaiole, Jillian Kinzie and Sarita Brown |
Both community colleges and bachelor’s degree-granting institutions across the country are re [...] Read more

Only Half of U.S. Students Taking ‘College-Ready’ Courses

by Jamaal Abdul-Alim | April 4, 2016
Only about half of all U.S. high school students actually take the sequence of courses they nee [...] Read more
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