On Monday, October 4, 2021, APLU hosted a special hourlong webinar in celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month. Featuring three leaders from Hispanic Serving Institutions, the panelists share their perspectives on the value and importance of HSIs in educating today and tomorrow’s learners. They also detail how their university is intentionally celebrating and leveraging their HSI identity and creating supportive environments for their Latino faculty, staff, and students.
On Thursday, October 8, 2020, APLU hosted a special hourlong webinar in celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month with three Hispanic public research university presidents. During the discussion, the presidents discussed the successes public four-year institutions have made in recent years in better serving more Hispanic/Latinx students and how they contribute to the vibrancy of college campuses across the country. The presidents also explored the challenges and opportunities for public universities as they work to do more to expand access and ensure increased success of Hispanic students.