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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 6, 2018
  7:30 - 8:30 a.m.  Registration 
  7:30 - 8:30 a.m.  Continental Breakfast
  8:30 - 8:40 a.m.  Welcome Remarks

 Maria Alvarez,
 Executive Director
 Western States Legislative Affairs, HACU
  8:40 - 9:15 a.m.

 Morning Facilitator

 Rodrigo Renteria-Valencia, Ph.D.
 Assistant Professor
 Central Washington University 

  9:15 - 9:45 a.m.
 Morning Presentation: Leadership Skills: The Essentials

 Sofia Ramos, Ph.D.
 Career Development and Advancement Strategies Consultant
 Luminario Education Strategies
  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 roundtable session per time period

  • Managing Money: Balancing expenditures and generating income - Budget, Funding Sources and Enrollment Management
  • Strategic Planning: Moving an agenda forward - Visionary Planning, Campus Planning and Communications
  • Managing People: Getting the most out of your teams - Faculty Recruitment and Engagement, Team Building and Conflict Resolution
 10:35 - 11:45 a.m.
 Essential Leadership Skills: Wrap-Up
 Noon – 1:15 p.m.  Networking Lunch

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

 Keynote Address
 Modesto Maidique, Ph.D.
 Chapmanville Leadership Development Program
 President Emeritus, Florida International University
  1:30 - 2:10 p.m.  Afternoon Speaker
Joseph Castro, Ph.D.
 California State University, Fresno
  2:15 - 3:15 p.m.  Presidents' Panel

 Felix V. Matos Rodriguez, Ph.D.
 Queens College, CUNY

 Maria Harper-Marinick, Ph.D.
 Maricopa Community Colleges
  3:15 - 3:30 p.m.   Leadership Review: Wrap-Up and Evaluations
Maria Alvarez,
 Executive Director
 Western States Legislative Affairs, HACU

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For information or any additional inquiries, please contact:

Maria Alvarez
Executive Director of Western Legislative Affairs