Latino Issues - Higher Education
Guillermo: Trump Must Not Shut Off Dream of DACA

Guillermo: Trump Must Not Shut Off Dream of DACA

by Emil Guillermo | August 28, 2017
We are coming up to a major game of chicken over the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals. [...] Read more
Garcia Feels Most Effective on Front Lines of Higher Education

Garcia Feels Most Effective on Front Lines of Higher Education

by Monica Levitan | August 23, 2017
Although Dr. Gina Ann Garcia is an advocate for equity and diversity, she didn’t always know [...] Read more
Program to Help Guide Hispanic Prep Students to College

Program to Help Guide Hispanic Prep Students to College

by Gia Savage | July 25, 2017
The Hispanic Student College Institute is aimed at helping students become better prepared for [...] Read more
Fight Flares in Arizona Over Tuition for Young Immigrants

Fight Flares in Arizona Over Tuition for Young Immigrants

by Clarice Silber, Associated Press | July 13, 2017
PHOENIX — A former Arizona lawmaker known as the driving force behind most of the state’s t [...] Read more
National Council of La Raza Changes Its Name to UnidosUS

National Council of La Raza Changes Its Name to UnidosUS

by Gia Savage | July 11, 2017
One of the nation’s oldest civil rights organization has changed its name in an effort to app [...] Read more
Guillermo: U. of California Achieves Diversity Despite Prop. 209

Guillermo: U. of California Achieves Diversity Despite Prop. 209

by Emil Guillermo | July 9, 2017
In 1996, Californians passed a law written and supported by right-wing zealots trying to stop d [...] Read more
Alabama Program Aims to Recruit Hispanic Nurses

Alabama Program Aims to Recruit Hispanic Nurses

by Associated Press |
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — The University of Alabama is launching a program to increase the number of [...] Read more
CCNY, UTEP Team Up to Increase Hispanic Faculty in STEM

CCNY, UTEP Team Up to Increase Hispanic Faculty in STEM

by Gia Savage | July 6, 2017
City College of New York and the University of Texas at El Paso have joined forces in an effort [...] Read more
Experts: Colleges’ Media Messages Need Diverse Appeal

Experts: Colleges’ Media Messages Need Diverse Appeal

by Catherine Morris | June 27, 2017
As the U.S. looks ahead to a “majority-minority” future, colleges and universities ought to [...] Read more
Researchers Look to Census Data for Keys to Improving Educational Outcomes

Researchers Look to Census Data for Keys to Improving Educational Outcomes

by Monica Levitan | June 25, 2017
A new report examines racial inequity in education and offers recommendations based off of rese [...] Read more
SUNY Albany Appoints its First Latino President

SUNY Albany Appoints its First Latino President

by Gia Savage | June 21, 2017
The State University of New York at Albany has tapped a prominent Latino administrator to lead [...] Read more
Arizona Court Overturns In-state Tuition for DREAMERs

Arizona Court Overturns In-state Tuition for DREAMERs

by Bob Christie, Associated Press | June 20, 2017
PHOENIX  — The Arizona Court of Appeals says young immigrants granted deferred deportation s [...] Read more
Rodriguez: The X in LatinX

Rodriguez: The X in LatinX

by Roberto Rodriguez | June 7, 2017
This development has happened due to issues relating to the fluidity of gender — a recognitio [...] Read more
University of Puerto Rico Reopening as Students End Protest

University of Puerto Rico Reopening as Students End Protest

by Catherine Morris | June 6, 2017
After more than 50 days of a sustained strike that suspended campus activities altogether, stud [...] Read more
Rodriguez: Affirming a Macehual or Gente de Maiz Identity

Rodriguez: Affirming a Macehual or Gente de Maiz Identity

by Roberto Rodriguez | June 5, 2017
A couple years ago, someone from California wrote me to tell me that: “Mexicans are taking ov [...] Read more