2020 Forum Annual Webinars
What We Have Learned from Serving Latinx Students and How It Can Transform Higher Education in the Post COVID-19 Landscape
Join your Forum colleagues for engaging conversation with Deborah Santiago, co-founder and chief executive officer of Excelencia in Education and Andrea Romero, vice provost for faculty affairs at the University of Arizona about how the demographics of the Latinx student population in higher education are shifting and learn what institutions and academic leaders are doing to prepare for these changes and thrive while creating the conditions in which students of the future will also thrive in a post COVID-19 landscape.
Introduction: Anna Galas, Western Interstate Commission for Higher Education (WICHE)
Speakers: Deborah Santiago, Excelencia in Education, Andrea Romero, University of Arizona
Co-Founder and CEO, Excelencia in Education
Deborah A. Santiago is the Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Excelencia in Education. For more than 20 years, she has led research and policy efforts from the community to national and federal levels to improve educational opportunities and success for all students. She co-founded Excelencia in Education 19 years ago to inform policy and practice, compel action, and collaborate with those committed and ready to act to increase student success. Deborah has been cited in numerous publications for her work, including The Economist, the New York Times, the Washington Post, AP, and The Chronicle of Higher Education. Deborah serves on the Board of Visitors for the University of Mary Washington and the Advisory Board of TheDream.US.
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