From Selectivity to Success: Latinos at Selective Institutions

Tuesday, May 10, 2016 - 10:00am to 12:00pm
Cannon House Office Building
Room 122
Washington, DC 20515
United States
Hispanics' graduation rates at the most selective institutions of higher education are higher than at less selective institutions. Yet, only 12 percent of Latinos are enrolled at these institutions. This brief examines the profile of Latino students at the most selective institutions in the U.S. and reviews the institutional efforts at four universities in California to frame a better understanding of factors that might explicitly and intentionally support Latino student success.
Research and analysis supported by
the Gilbert and Jacki Cisneros Foundation
Speakers include:
Representative Raul Ruiz, M.D. (CA-36)
Gilbert Cisneros, President, Gilbert and Jacki Cisneros Foundation
Deborah Santiago, COO & VP for Policy, Excelencia in Education

Michele Siqueiros, President, Campaign for College Opportunity
Moderator: Sarita Brown, President, Excelencia in Education


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