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2017 AHSIE Conference Agenda

The Agenda is now available for download! 9th Annual AHSIE Best Practices Conference in partnership with the Nevada System of Higher Education April 9-12, 2017 at the campus of University of Nevada, Las Vegas View the preliminary schedule here: 2017 AHSIE Conference Agenda  
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Financial Resilience of HSIs

Friends, Colleagues, and Fellow Scholars, his week the National Forum on Higher Education for the Public Good (National Forum) at the University of Michigan released a report at the American Association of Hispanics in Higher Education (AAHHE) which examines the financial resilience of Hispanic-Serving Institutions (HSIs) as they strive to mediate fiscal constraints and provide Latino students with postsecondary educational opportunities. We hope the timeliness of this report will help to inform higher education policy and research in the area of strategic decision-making among colleges and universities in our continued efforts to ensure educational opportunities for all students. The...

Menendez Targets Sequester’s Impact on Student Aid

MENENDEZ TARGETS SEQUESTER’S IMPACT ON STUDENT AID, URGES CONGRESS TO PASS COMMON SENSE IMMIGRATION REFORM IN ADDRESS AT NEW JERSEY CITY UNIVERSITY Menendez delivers keynote speech before conference of Hispanic Serving Institution educators JERSEY CITY — U.S. Senator Robert Menendez (D-NJ), Chairman of the Senate Democratic Hispanic Task Force, today said sequestration’s draconian cuts to education – that were never intended to happen – was just one of the reasons why he voted against the legislation that made the sequester possible. “While we need to be smart about our budget challenges, sequestration was not the right way to reduce the deficit and cut spending,” said...