HACU Announces Eight Annual Dean's Forum on Hispanic Higher Education

HACU’s Eighth Annual Deans’ Forum to focus on higher education, equity, social mobility outcomes. Deadline to pre-register is Sept. 20 for HACU's Annual Conference and Pre- and Post-conference events.

The Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities will host its Eighth Annual Deans’ Forum on Hispanic Higher Education, a post-conference event on Tuesday, Oct. 08, 2019, 8:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Hilton Chicago in Chicago, Illinois. The focus of the Forum will be on equity in higher education and its impact on economic and social mobility outcomes. For the agenda, click here.

The half-day event will begin with a keynote presentation by Lorelle Espinosa, Ph.D., vice president for research at the American Council on Education. 

Presenters will discuss “How institutions are increasing equity and driving economic and social mobility” for Hispanic students. A researcher from Opportunity Insights, a research group based at Harvard University, will also be among the presenters and will facilitate the panel discussion. 

Panelists will include:

  • Jennifer Capps, Ph.D., Metropolitan State University – Denver
  • Alma Rodriguez, Ph.D., The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley
  • Michael Preston, Ph.D., Florida Consortium of Metropolitan Research Universities

The Forum will close with a presentation by Scott E. Evenbeck, Ph.D., president of Stella and Charles Guttman Community College, CUNY.

The HACU Eighth Annual Deans' Forum is co-sponsored by the American Federation of Teachers. 

Download a PDF flyer here. Online registration available through Sept. 20, 2019.

The Deans’ Forum is a post-conference event of HACU's 33rd Annual Conference, taking place on Oct. 5-7, 2019, at the Hilton Chicago.

For information about the Deans’ Forum, please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. , director of member services.

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