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Tag: Hispanic-Serving Institutions

New Program to Bolster Hispanic Leadership at HSIs

The Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities (HACU) announced a new program to increase the number of Hispanic and Latinx professionals in higher education...

California Grant Expands Health Professions Access for Underrepresented Students

To address the shortage of health care professionals in the state and promote diversity in health education, the California Department of Health Care Access...

USDA Partners with HACU, HSIs to Improve Hispanic Representation in Agriculture

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced two initiatives on Tuesday that aim to give Hispanic communities greater access to the agency’s services and...

USDA Grants Bolster Educational and Workforce Development Projects at HSIs

More than 20 Hispanic-Serving Institutions (HSIs) received $14 million in funding from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) to enhance the learning experience and...

Hispanic-Serving Research Universities Form Alliance to Increase Opportunities for Latinx Doctoral...

During an event in Washington D.C. on Thursday, a group of 20 Hispanic-serving research universities announced the launch of a new alliance to increase...

Number of Hispanic-Serving Institutions Increases Across the Country

Thirty colleges and universities were designated as Hispanic-Serving Institutions (HSIs) during the 2019-2020 academic year, bringing the grand total of HSIs nationwide to nearly...

UCLA Plans to Become a Hispanic-Serving Institution by 2025

The University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)  is planning to increase its Latinx student population to a quarter of its total enrolled student population...

Moving Beyond Enrollment: The Future of Hispanic-Serving Institutions Depends on More...

Over the last 30 years, college enrollment for Hispanic and Latinx students has skyrocketed. In 1995, when the federal government first appropriated special funding...

How Will Hispanic-Serving Institutions Manage Rising Latino Enrollment?

The number of Hispanic-Serving Institutions (HSIs) — colleges and universities where at least 25 percent of students are Hispanic — is growing rapidly, according...