Latino Issues - Higher Education


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Excelencia in Education Receives $10 Million Gift from Philanthropist MacKenzie Scott

by | June 17, 2021 Excelencia in Education has received $10 million from philanthropists MacKenzie Scott and husba [...] Read more

U of Texas at San Antonio Receives ‘Transformational’ $40M Gift

by | June 15, 2021
The University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA) has received an unrestricted gift of $40 million [...] Read more

Report: COVID-19 Pandemic Worsened Access Issues for Minority and Low-Income Youth

by | May 27, 2021
The COVID-19 pandemic has worsened equity and access issues for Black and Latino youth and thos [...] Read more

Dr. Jason Irizarry Named First Latino Dean of Neag School of Education at UConn

by | May 26, 2021
Dr. Jason Irizarry has been named dean of the Neag School of Education at University of Connect [...] Read more

Education Department Announces Emergency Grants for Higher Ed

by | May 11, 2021
The U.S. Department of Education (ED) announced more than $36 billion in emergency grants under [...] Read more

Proctor Institute Report Examines Mexican American Studies Implementation in Texas Public Schools

by | April 28, 2021
A new report from Rutgers University's Samuel DeWitt Proctor Institute for Leadership, Equity, [...] Read more

University of Texas at San Antonio to Create Hispanic Thriving Institution Leadership Council

by | April 21, 2021
The University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA) will create an institutional-level Hispanic Thriv [...] Read more
Mellon Foundation Gives $950,000 Grant to UIC to Continue Leading Latino Doctoral Fellowship Program

Mellon Foundation Gives $950,000 Grant to UIC to Continue Leading Latino Doctoral Fellowship Program

by | April 19, 2021
The University of Illinois Chicago (UIC) will continue offering a Latino doctoral fellowship pr [...] Read more

Excelencia in Education to Host Virtual Briefing on History of HSIs

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Excelencia in Education, partnering with University of Texas at Austin, will host  a virtual b [...] Read more

Middlebury Institute of International Studies Creates Scholarship for HBCU, HSI and TCU Alumni

by | April 8, 2021
The Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey has created a scholarship for alu [...] Read more

University of California, Irvine Law School Faculty Vote to Adopt Graduation Requirement Requiring Students to Take Race and Inequity Course

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University of California, Irvine School of Law (UCI Law) faculty has voted to adopt a graduati [...] Read more

Analysis Finds Increase in HSIs and Emerging HSIs

by | April 6, 2021
There were rising numbers of Hispanic Serving Institutions (HSIs) and Emerging HSIs, more HSIs [...] Read more

Northern Kentucky University to Investigate White Supremacy Graffiti

by | April 5, 2021
Northern Kentucky University will investigate – and increase nightly police patrols – after [...] Read more

Under New Leadership, AAHHE Aims to Increase Partnerships and Expand Programming

by | March 1, 2021
As the American Association of Hispanics in Higher Education (AAHHE) commences their virtual co [...] Read more

Smithsonian Latino Center Receives $2.1 Million Mellon Foundation Grant

by | February 23, 2021
Using a new $2.1 million grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, the Smithsonian Latino Cen [...] Read more




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