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Latino Higher Education Leadership Institute

HACU’s Latino Higher Education Leadership Institute, a dynamic, one-day forum for faculty, staff and administrators at any stage of their careers, will focus on strategies for moving up the faculty and administrative ladders in higher education. Speakers and roundtable discussions will explore key essential leadership skills. The Institute will feature keynote speakers and a panel of presidents from both community colleges and universities.

(Subject to Change)

October 5, 2019
  7:30 – 8:30 a.m.

 Registration & Continental Breakfast

  8:30 – 8:40 a.m.  Welcome Remarks
 Erica Romero
 Assistant Vice President of State Advocacy

  8:40 – 9:10 a.m.

 Morning Facilitator
 Sofia Ramos Ph.D.
 Luminario Education Strategies

  9:15 – 9:45 a.m.
 Morning Presentation
Salvador Mena, Ph.D.
 Vice Chancellor for Students Affairs
 Rutgers University, New Brunswick

  9:45 – 10:40 a.m.

 10:00 – 11:35 a.m.

 Concurrent Roundtable Workshops
 Two concurrent roundtable sessions exploring three key skills needed for higher education leaders   to excel and advance up the ranks

 * Participants choose one 55-minute case study session followed by a 55 minute action driven session

 - Myron Anderson, Ph.D., Vice President for Inclusive Excellence, University of Texas at San Antonio
 - Rickey Hall, Vice President for Minority Affairs & Diversity, University of Washington
 - Veronica Mendez, Vice President for Business Affairs, University of Texas at San Antonio
 - Yolanda Treviño, Ph.D., Assistant Vice President of Strategy, Planning and Assessment and OVP for  Diversity, Equity and Multicultural Affairs, Indiana University
 - Theresa Tena, Interim Vice President Administrative Services & Student Support, Consumnes River College

 11:35 – 11:45 a.m.
 Essential Leadership Skills: Wrap-Up
 Noon – 1:15 p.m.  Networking Lunch

 Welcome and Introduction
 Antonio R. Flores Ph.D.
 President & CEO

 Keynote Speaker
Jesse Ruiz
 Deputy Governor for Education
 Office of Governor JB Pritzker
 State of Illinois

  1:30 – 2:10 p.m.

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

  2:15 – 3:15 p.m.  Presidents' Panel

Donna M. Carroll Ph.D., President, Dominican University
 Deborah L. Ford Ph.D., Chancellor, University of Wisconsin-Parkside
 Ignacio López Ph.D., President, Harold Washington College

  3:15 – 3:30 p.m.   Leadership Review
Erica Romero
 Assistant Vice President of State Advocacy

Please click here to view the Event Flyer.

Click here to Register.

For information or any additional inquiries, please contact:

Erica Romero
Assistant Vice President for State Advocacy