Vasti Torres

Professor, College of Education
Vasti Torres is a seasoned educator with nearly two decades of experience in higher education as a professor, researcher and administrator. Her prior appointments include professor of educational leadership and policy studies and director of the Center for Post Secondary Research at the School of Education at Indiana University-Bloomington, as faculty at The George Washington University in Washington, DC, and 16 years of experience in administrative positions most recently serving as Associate Vice Provost and Dean for Enrollment and Student Services at Portland State University in Portland, OR. Dr. Torres’ research focuses on how the ethnic identity of Latino students influences their college experience. She has written numerous articles on Latino college students, survey development and use, as well as other diversity issues. She is active in several student affairs and higher education associations and serves as President of American College Personnel Association (ACPA).


Vasti Torres - 2014 Alumni Inductee, Hispanic Scholarship Fund