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November 08, 2017

Chris de Hoyos 

HACU president to speak on panel at the University of Michigan's Bicentennial Symposium

 The Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities' President and CEO Antonio R. Flores will be among the panelists at the University of Michigan's Bicentennial Symposium on Nov. 9, 2017, in Ann Arbor, Mich. The bicentennial symposium will highlight contributions on the work of distinguished social scientists who were trained at the University of Michigan. Flores holds a Ph.D. in higher education administration from the University of Michigan-Ann Arbor.

Flores will speak on the panel addressing “Educational Disparities in the U.S.: Are We Making Progress?” Other panelists include Odis Johnson Jr., associate professor, departments of sociology and education, Washington University in St. Louis; Susanna Loeb Barnett, Barnett Family Professor of Education, Stanford University; and Laura W. Perna, James S. Riepe Professor and executive director of the Alliance for Higher Education and Democracy, University of Pennsylvania. The session will be moderated by Robert Sellers, vice provost for Equity, Inclusion and Academic Affairs, Charles D Moody, college professor of psychology, professor of education, University of Michigan.

Other Bicentennial Symposium sessions include “Race, Gender, and Empowerment” and “Many Paths to Having an Impact.” The UMSI Bicentennial campus symposium celebrates the 200th birthday of the University of Michigan.