October 3, 2008
Town hall to be broadcast live on HITN
-Presidential Platform Issues to be discussed
The Hispanic Association of Colleges & Universities (HACU) will host a town hall meeting as part of its 22nd Annual Conference. The town hall will be broadcast live by HITN on Monday, October 13, 3:30-5 p.m. (Mountain Time) as a special on Hispanic Higher Education. Democratic and Republican presidential candidates have been invited, along with a panel of HACU-member presidents.
Attendees and viewers will be encouraged to visit http://www.hacu.net/ to e-mail presidential candidates to advocate on behalf of HSIs and Hispanic higher education.
The program will focus on key HACU Presidential Platform Issues, including:
The Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities (HACU) was established in 1986 with a founding membership of 18 institutions. Today, HACU represents approximately 450 colleges and universities committed to Hispanic higher education success in the