HACU's 2017 Annual Conference Agenda at a glance

The Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities (HACU) was established in 1986 with a founding membership of eighteen institutions. Because of HACU’s exemplary leadership on behalf of the nation’s youngest and fastest-growing population, the Association rapidly grew in numbers and national impact.

HACU’s Annual Conference provides a unique forum for the sharing of information and ideas for the best and most promising practices in the education of Hispanics.

The conference goals are to: 

  • showcase successful, effective, and exemplary programs and
  • initiatives of HACU member institutions 
  • promote and expand partnerships and strategic alliances for
  • collaboration between HACU member institutions and public-
  • and private-sector organizations
  • foster and identify graduate education opportunities for
  • Hispanic students and graduates
  • deliberate policy issues affecting the education opportunities
  • of Hispanics, including HACU’s legislative agenda
  • promote greater Hispanic participation in scholarships, 
  • fellowships, internships and other such programs funded
  • by private and government organizations
  • discuss emerging trends in higher education affecting
  • Hispanics and HSIs, e.g., distance learning, student-centered
  • learning, outcomes assessment, and cross-national accreditation

To view the 31st Annual Conference Conference Announcement (2017), click here

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