The Hispanic Outlook in Higher Education

The Hispanic Outlook in Higher Education is an Hispanic higher education magazine. Published bi-weekly, The Hispanic Outlook in Higher Education covers news, events, and trends of prime importance to academic institutions and professionals, with feature articles on issues affecting Hispanics in higher education

Articles from Vol. 22, No. 11, March 12

AAUP President Takes a Current Look at Academic Freedom
Since its beginning, the American Association of University Professors (AAUP) has championed the theory that the three-legged stool - tenure, academic freedom and shared governance - supports America's system of higher education. In fact, the organization...
Award-Winning Dr. Carlos Castillo-Chávez Going at It Full Steam
Being recognized for his significant body of work in mathematical biology is nothing new to Dr. Carlos Castillo-Chávez. A full professor at Arizona State University, he has been honored a number of times since his days at Cornell University in the 1990s....
Chicano and Chicana Art: Protestarte
Chicano and Chicana Art: Protestarte by Carlos Francisco Jackson 2009. 256 pages. ISBN: 978-0-8165-2647-5. $17.95 paper. The University of Arizona Press, www.uapress.arizona.edu.Chicano and Chicana Art: Protestarte is one of the books featured in the...
"Express to Success" C.C. Programs Speedy and Successful with Latinos
Ernesto García was a typical California community college new student in many ways. Originally from Mexico, his English and writing skills needed work. He was low-income and no one in his large extended family had completed college. But he deeply aspired...
Hispanics on the Move
CSU Appoints García President of Cal State FullertonThe California State University Board of Trustees has named Mildred García, president of California State University-Dominguez Hills (CSUDH), as president of California State University-Fullerton, effective...
Hispanics Say They Have the Worst of a Bad Economy
WASHINGTON. U.C.A majority of Latinos (54 percent) believe that the economic downturn that began in 2007 has been harder on them than on other groups in America, according to a new national survey by the Pew Hispanic Center, a project of the Pew Research...
IIE Report Documents Large Number of U.S. Students Pursuing Postsecondary Degrees Abroad
NEW YORK. N.Y.More than 43,000 U.S. students are enrolled in academic degree programs outside of the United States, according to a new report from the Institute of International Education (IIE). The publication, U.S. Students in Overseas Degree Programs:...
Improving Latino College Graduation Rates
The latest issue of The Chronicle of Higher Education's Diversity in Academe (Sept. 25, 2011) included a section of essays under the heading "Creating a Hispanic College Culture." The title of one caught my attention: "A Road Map to Their Future: What...
Integrating Immigrants into U.S. Society
Immigrants have played a key role in shaping the American continent. They've helped revitalize major cities and rural areas, and have provided our nation with new ideas and entrepreneurship. Despite these contributions, Mary Giovagnoli, director of the...
Latino Students Need Support to Compete Globally
It created a global platform that allowed more people to plug and play, collaborate and compete, share knowledge and share work, than anything we have ever seen in the history of the world. - Thomas friedman, journalistWhether you are in India or Indiana,...
Marketers vs. Consumers: Who Holds the Power?
The consumer has always been king, but today that adage has taken on a whole new meaning. Historically, marketers told consumers what they thought they wanted to hear and relied mainly on print and broadcast media to generate brand recognition and sales.But...
Meet Ana Yolanda Ramos-Zayas
Baruch College Fills new Chair in Black and Hispanic StudiesLatin America doesn't generate the media attention that it did in the Reagan/Carter years and during the Contra war, according to Cynthia McClintock, director of Latin American and hemispheric...
Ochoa and Rodríguez, Top Presidential Advisors on Higher Education
Two Hispanics, Dr. Eduardo Ochoa, assistant secretary for postsecondary education, and Roberto Rodríguez, special assistant to President Barack Obama on education policy, are among the administration's top advisors on higher education. Both are calling...
Seeking Their Guidance
High School Counseling at a CrossroadsThe national dialogue about why students succeed or fail in their studies often centers around teacher competency. If not teacher competency, the parents' role is examined or the part funding plays in the dropout...
The Fat of the Issue Are Latinos
E as recently in Texas' Rio Grande Valley where almost 90 percent of ie over 1.1 million people are Mexican- American, and though it iould be no surprise, I was taken aback by the endemic epidemic engulfing the community, though hardly anyone there pays...
The Primeros Libros Project
The Study of the First Books Published in Latin AmericaThe Primeros Libros Project, a consortium of U.S. and Latin American libraries, is striving to build and preserve a digital collection of the first books (primeros libros) printed in Latin America....
Uncensored
EXECUTIVE WAIVERS ARE THE NEW GOVERNING M.O. - President Obama and Education Secretary Arne Duncan have muscled up their executive authority over the past few months by implementing executive waivers for some crucial aspects of education and immigration...
U.S. Department of Education Calls for Action to Develop 21st-Century Citizens, Strengthen Democracy
WASHINGTON. D.C.U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan, along with several Obama administration and education officials, has launched a national conversation about the importance of educating students for informed, engaged citizenship with the release...
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