Pew Study: Faculty-Student Diversity Divide Persists

  Pew Study: Faculty-Student Diversity Divide Persists Faculty are slowly becoming more racially and ethnically diverse – but not nearly as diverse as their students, a new Pew Research Center study found. More than three-quarters…

California’s growing Latino college population brings attention and extra funds

California’s growing Latino college population brings attention and extra funds When Roxana Arguelles transferred last year from a local community college to Cal State Northridge, she did not know that she was benefiting from that university’s…

As more Latinos go to college, schools vie to become Hispanic-Serving Institutions

As more Latinos go to college, schools vie to become Hispanic-Serving Institutions The University of Central Florida opened during the civil rights movement, and from the beginning school leaders made racial diversity a priority. In 1969,…

Group Recognizes Hispanic-Serving Colleges

Group Recognizes Hispanic-Serving Colleges Excelencia in Education, a nonprofit group focused on Latino student success, on Thursday announced that nine colleges have earned its first annual Seal of Excelencia. Excelencia said the seal…

Faculty from Across Nation Attend Regional NSF Grant Writing Workshop at BMCC

Faculty from Across Nation Attend Regional NSF Grant Writing Workshop at BMCC More than 40 faculty and staff from Hispanic-Serving Institutions (HSIs) from across the country attended a two-day National Science Foundation (NSF) grant-writing…

ACU statement in support of the Hispanic Educational Resources and Empowerment (HERE) Act of 2019

HACU statement in support of the Hispanic Educational Resources and Empowerment (HERE) Act of 2019 The Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities has issued the following statement in support of the Hispanic Educational Resources and…

Mary Salcedo found a web of support while getting her Ph.D. in insect physiology

Mary Salcedo found a web of support while getting her Ph.D. in insect physiology Mary Salcedo is a grad student in the Mahadevan Lab studying the biomechanics of insects and bees, with an emphasis on grasshoppers. She spearheaded a diverse…

Queens College President Félix Matos Rodríguez appointed CUNY Chancellor

The president of Queens College, Félix V. Matos Rodríguez, will become the eighth chancellor of the City University of New York, the 275,000-student system announced Wednesday.

MSU Denver earns HSI status

In 10 years, the population of Latino students at MSU Denver nearly doubled, with 5,439 Latino students enrolled in fall 2018. Photo by Mark Woolcott.

The number of HSIs is now over 500

New HSI data released by Excelencia in Education and HACU