The Future and Significance of Hispanic-Serving Institutions

The Future and Significance of Hispanic-Serving Institutions

The Future and Significance of Hispanic-Serving Institutions

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  • Tuesday, February 21, 2012




Antonio Flores, PhD, president and CEO of the Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities discusses the challenges facing Hispanic-serving institutions. 

Dr. Flores is welcomed to the University of San Diego by the School of Leadership and Educations Sciences, the Center for Inclusion and Diversity, Student Affairs, the United Front Multicultural Center, the Department of Ethnic Studies, and International Constituent Relations. 

Please RSVP to with the number of people attending and the name of the session(s) you are interesting in attending. 

Public Sessions Include:

"Creating Pathways for College Attainment" moderated by Stephen Pultz, assistant vice president of Enrollment Management
10:45 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Joan B. Kroc Institute for Peace & Justice, Rooms C & D

Join us for a discussion on high school preparation for college, the K-12 pipeline and how higher education can help in the process.

"The Future and Significance of Hispanic-Serving Institutions," a charla with Dr. Flores, moderated by Carmen Vazquez, vice president for Student Affairs
4 p.m. – 5:15 p.m.
Mother Rosalie Hill Hall, Warren Auditorium 

Join us for an open and lively dialogue on the challenges facing both Hispanics and institutions of higher education in meeting the needs of society.


On February 26, 1996, Antonio R. Flores became the third president and chief executive officer of the Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities (HACU). Established in December 1986 with 18 founding members, HACU is a national organization that represents more than 400 colleges and universities that collectively serve two-thirds of the more than 2.3 million Hispanic students in U.S. higher education across 32 states, the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico. HACU’s international membership of leading higher education institutions is also an important HACU constituency.

Flores is responsible for the overall leadership, executive management, public and community relations, policy formulation and advocacy, association governance affairs, advancement planning, financial and investment oversight, human resources policies, strategic planning, and programmatic accountability and reporting. These interrelated and complex responsibilities are carried out with the collaborative teamwork of 50 dedicated professional staff at HACU headquarters in San Antonio, TX, and offices in Washington, DC, and Sacramento, CA.

For more information, please visit Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities (HACU).

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