The 22nd Annual Latino Higher Education Leadership Institute: "Exploring Diverse and Inclusive Workforce Strategies that Lead to Organizational Success", is a dynamic, one-day event for faculty, staff, and administrators at any stage of their careers, which will focus on strategies for moving up the faculty and administrative ladders in higher education. Expert presenters cover a variety of subjects related to the program theme.  Breakout sessions will explore essential topics in more depth.  The day concludes with a panel comprised of top Latina/o college and university presidents.

Below please find the agenda for the 22nd Annual Latino Higher Education Leadership Institute, a pre-conference event of the 37th Annual Conference. 


October 28, 2023

(Subject to Change)

7:30 – 8:30 a.m.


Onsite Registration / Continental Breakfast

8:30 – 8:35 a.m.

Event Kickoff / Introductions

Dr. Paul Machen

Executive Director, Institute for Professional Leadership

Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities (HACU)

8:35 – 8:45 a.m.

Welcome and Introductions

Dr. Antonio Flores, HACU President/CEO, or designee

8:45– 9:45 a.m.

Morning Keynote Presentation


9:45 – 10:00 a.m.


10:00 – 10:15 a.m.


Sponsor Presentation


10:30 - 11:30 a.m.

Concurrent Breakout Sessions

Session 1 TBD

Session 2 TBD

Session 3 TBD

12:00 – 1:15 p.m.

Networking Lunch
Keynote Speaker


1:30 – 2:15 p.m.

Afternoon Presentation

2:15 – 2:30 p.m.


2:30 – 3:15 p.m.

Presidents Panel

3:15 - 3:30 p.m.

Wrap -Up and Evaluations

To register for this pre-conference event, click here.

For questions or additional information, please contact:

Paul A. Machen II Ph.D.
Executive Director, Institute for Professional Leadership
Phone: (210) 576-3229