Highlights of HACU's 33rd Annual Conference

October 5-7, 2019
Chicago, IL

Saturday, October 5

18th Annual Latino Higher Education Leadership Institute

  • Afternoon Speaker by Mariam Lam, Ph.D., Associate Vice Chancellor and Chief Diversity Officer, University of California, Riverside

Fifth PreK-12/Higher Education Collaboration Symposium

State of HACU

Presented by Antonio R. Flores, Ph.D., President & CEO, HACU

Sunday, October 6

9:00 - 10:15 am concurrent sessions

10:30 - 11:45 am concurrent sessions

2:00 - 3:15 pm concurrent sessions

Monday, October 7

International Plenary - "International Partnerships: Joint and Dual Degree Programs, Faculty/Student Exchanges, Joint Research Projects and More"

Presented by:

Moderator - Carlos Vargas, Ph.D., President, Southeast Missouri State University
Panelists - Julio Cañero Serrano, Ph.D., Vice President for International Relations, Universidad de Alcalá
Dale LaFleur, Ph.D., Senior Director of International Partnerships, The University of Arizona
Lisa J. Montoya, Ph.D., Vice Provost of Global Initiatives & Senior International Officer, The University of Texas at San Antonio


10:30 - 11:45 am concurrent sessions

2:00 - 3:15 pm concurrent sessions


Tuesday, October 8

Eighth Annual Deans' Forum: How Institutions are Increasing Equity and Driving Economic and Social Mobility

  • Keynote Presentation presented by Lorelle L. Espinosa, Ph.D., Vice President for Research, American Council on Education (ACE)

  • Presentation presented by Laura Moore, Deputy Policy Director, Opportunity Insights
  • Closing Presentation presented by Scott E. Evenbeck, Ph.D., President, Stella and Charles Guttman Community College, CUNY