Latino Issues - Higher Education

Ortiz Works to Make Underrepresented Feel They Belong

by Joseph Hong | October 9, 2017
Dr. Elizabeth Ortiz of DePaul University says “imposter syndrome” permeates all levels of t [...] Read more
University of New Mexico’s Chicano Studies Eyes Grad Degrees

University of New Mexico’s Chicano Studies Eyes Grad Degrees

by Associated Press |
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — The University of New Mexico’s Chicana and Chicano Studies Department h [...] Read more

Accelerating Latino Success in Postsecondary Education is Focus for Excelencia

by Catherine Morris | October 8, 2017
Excelencia convened higher education and nonprofit leaders in Washington, D.C. late last week t [...] Read more

For Espinoza, Collaboration a Major Component of Leadership

by Gia Savage | October 5, 2017
In his 10 years of administration at Virginia Tech, Juan Espinoza has focused on numerous diver [...] Read more
Call to Action Sent Sánchez Down Path to Presidency

Call to Action Sent Sánchez Down Path to Presidency

by Gia Savage | October 4, 2017
A protest as an undergraduate student prompted Frank Sánchez to look into master’s and Ph.D. [...] Read more
Carmen Suarez: Diversity and Inclusion Work Evolving

Carmen Suarez: Diversity and Inclusion Work Evolving

by Catherine Morris | October 3, 2017
Dr. Carmen Suarez, vice president for global diversity and inclusion at Portland State Universi [...] Read more
Serrata’s Rise to Presidency a Positive Change in Plans

Serrata’s Rise to Presidency a Positive Change in Plans

by Catherine Morris | October 2, 2017
He would have been content pursuing his vocation as a student affairs and enrollment manager in [...] Read more
Fresno State President Takes Pride in Identifying With Students

Fresno State President Takes Pride in Identifying With Students

by Catherine Morris | September 28, 2017
Like many of the students he currently serves at Fresno State, President Joseph I. Castro was t [...] Read more
Accessibility Is Hallmark of Vargas Presidency

Accessibility Is Hallmark of Vargas Presidency

by Joseph Hong | September 21, 2017
Dr. Carlos Vargas-Aburto, president of Southeast Missouri State University and a new citizen, b [...] Read more
A First at Fisk: Tanya Torres Steps Into Groundbreaking Role

A First at Fisk: Tanya Torres Steps Into Groundbreaking Role

by Reginald Stuart | September 20, 2017
As the 2017-18 school year starts, Tanya Torres debuts as president of Fisk’s Student Governm [...] Read more
Organizations Call for DeVos to Halt Student Loan Policy Changes

Organizations Call for DeVos to Halt Student Loan Policy Changes

by Jamaal Abdul-Alim | September 19, 2017
The regulatory changes being pursued by U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos in the student [...] Read more
Survey: Millennials Divided Over Goal of Public School Education

Survey: Millennials Divided Over Goal of Public School Education

by Catherine Morris | September 12, 2017
A GenForward survey found that millennials are split on the fundamental issue of what the main [...] Read more
California Leaders Pledge $30M for Young Immigrants

California Leaders Pledge $30M for Young Immigrants

by Sophia Bollag, Associated Press |
SACRAMENTO, Calif. — California Gov. Jerry Brown and top lawmakers announced Tuesday that the [...] Read more
Trump Leaks Darken DACA Future

Trump Leaks Darken DACA Future

by Emil Guillermo | September 4, 2017
President Trump’s intention to end DACA, but give Congress six months to fix the policy, amou [...] Read more
Undocumented Serrano Puts His Fear Out Front

Undocumented Serrano Puts His Fear Out Front

by Gia Savage | August 30, 2017
Moises Serrano’s Forbidden: Undocumented and Queer in Rural America depicts portions of his l [...] Read more