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January 5, 2017  

HACU's Chief Advocacy Officer to serve on CEF Board of Directors

The Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities' (HACU) Government Relations Chief Advocacy Officer Luis Maldonado will represent HACU as part of the Board of Directors of the Committee for Education Funding (CEF) in Washington, D.C., for a two-year period.

Maldonado serves as the senior official at HACU’s Washington, D.C., office, where he works to address, develop and evaluate legislation affecting Hispanic-Serving Institutions (HSIs) and Hispanic higher education and serves as HACU's local liaison with government officials, federal agencies and other educational organizations to develop policies and positions that support the educational success of Hispanic students.

HACU joined CEF in 2015, a coalition founded in 1969 to work towards achieving adequate federal financial support for the nation’s educational system. CEF’s membership includes educational associations, institutions, agencies, and organizations whose interests range from preschool to postgraduate education in public and private systems.

Click here to read "Education Matters: Investing in America's Future," CEF's annual education budget response.