Latino Issues - Higher Education


Race Amity Over Enmity Focus of Recent Conference

by David Pluviose | November 29, 2015 Expert says, although history books and contemporary media are replete with accounts of enmity Read more
Brown University Announces $100M Plan on Racism, Diversity

Brown University Announces $100M Plan on Racism, Diversity

by Associated Press | November 22, 2015 PROVIDENCE, R.I. ― Brown University says it plans to spend $100 million over the next decade Read more
Tragedy in Paris

Tragedy in Paris

by | November 15, 2015 An American Global tragedy: Nohemi Gonzalez was an example of diversity in higher ed at its bes Read more
Yale Announces Plan to Increase Diversity

Yale Announces Plan to Increase Diversity

by Diverse Staff | Yale University announced earlier this month a $50 million plan to increase the diversity of fa Read more

Academics Must Get Out of Conference Comfort Zones

by Michael A. Moreno | October 26, 2015 It’s important for educators to see the value of getting out of the ivory tower and connectin Read more

Urban Colleges Dealing With Unique Retention Issues

by Lois Elfman | October 8, 2015 No sprawling campus, a majority of commuter students, many ­first-generation college students Read more

Race a Factor in Access to Education in Latin American Diaspora

by Autumn A. Arnett | October 4, 2015 Public policy in the nations of the Western Hemisphere has been an accomplice to the attitudes Read more

U. of La Verne Board Chair Sees Reflection in Latino Students

by Luis Faura | October 1, 2015 National Hispanic Heritage Month holds significant value for millions of Americans each year. I Read more

Economic Crisis May Sink Education in Puerto Rico

by Catherine Morris | September 29, 2015 The economic crisis in Puerto Rico has caused some leaders to consider making significant cuts Read more

Excelencia Lauds Successful Latino Academic Achievement Programs

by Catherine Morris | September 23, 2015 The 2015 Celebración de Excelencia kicked off Tuesday night with recognition of the 2015 Examp Read more

HSIs Coming to Terms with Identity, Mission

by Autumn A. Arnett | As the nation continues to see a rise in the Hispanic population, higher education institutions Read more

Frenk Takes the Helm as University of Miami’s First Hispanic President

by Christina Sturdivant | September 21, 2015 Dr. Julio Frenk, a physician and advocate for health care, recently assumed the presidency at t Read more

Mentorships Crucial to Recruitment of Hispanics in Higher Ed

by Reginald Stuart | September 20, 2015 Although there is a lack of organized mentorship groups for minorities, mentorships continue to Read more

Report: Bachelor’s Degrees Don’t Protect Black, Hispanic Wealth

by Autumn A. Arnett | August 17, 2015 A recent study commissioned by the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis found that college is not Read more

Education Cuts May Be a Solution to Puerto Rico Debt Crisis

by Catherine Morris | July 28, 2015 To solve Puerto Rico’s debt crisis, cut spending on education and sell off government real es Read more