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14th Annual Latino Higher Education Leadership Institute
"Developing Truly Hispanic-SERVING Institutions Through Leadership"

One-Day Institute
Saturday, October 10, 2015
7:30 am - 3:30 pm

The 14th Annual Latino Higher Education Leadership Institute will provide a dynamic forum where early-, mid- and top-level faculty, staff, administrators and other higher education leaders interact, network and explore strategies for effective institutional change -- making our institutions more responsive to the needs of underrepresented students. 

 Detailed Agenda, click here

October 9, 2015
 6:00 - 7:30 pm  Welcome and Networking Reception
October 10, 2015
7:30 – 8:30 am Continental Breakfast and Institute Check-In 
8:30 – 9:00 am Welcome and Introductions 
9:00 – 9:45 am Morning Keynote: Dr. Silas H. Abrego, Member, CSU Board of Trustees, 
Vice President for Student Affairs, Emeritus, CSU, Fullerton
9:45 – 10:00 am Break 
10:00 am – Noon Career Development and Leadership Roundtables
   First 10:00 – 10:55 am
   Second 11:05 am – Noon
Noon – 1:00 pm Networking Lunch
1:00 – 1:45 pm Afternoon Keynote: Dr. Betty Overton-Adkins. Professor of Clinical Practice in the Center for the Study of Higher and Postsecondary Education (CSHPE) and the Director of the National Forum on Higher Education for the Public Good, University of Michigan
1:45 – 3:00 pm 

Presidents Panel:

Monsignor Franklyn M. Casale, President, St. Thomas University
Dr. Beatriz T. Espinoza, President, Coastal Bend College
Dr. Sue Henderson, President, New Jersey City University

3:00 – 3:30 pm Wrap-Up and Evaluation

What Past Attendees Liked Best:

  • “To hear colleagues…expressing their convictions...reminding us of importance of living our values.”
  • “Candor about where we are and how it is.”
  • “Inspirational -- great network opportunities, valuable speakers, and excellent presentations.”
  • “I am leaving with exciting ideas for my own campus.”
  • “GANAS to become senior university executives.”
  • “The interaction and sharing of information…. This event personalized HACU.”
  • “Great and valuable insights from higher ed leaders, a true Dream Team! … Gracias.”

Onsite registration will be available.

Cost of the event:

Early Bird (before May 31, 2015): $200
Regular and onsite (after May 31, 2015): $250

For a flyer of the event, please click here

For information or any additional inquiries, please contact:

Erica Romero
Senior Executive Director of Western States Legislative Affairs