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Resources for Increasing Latino Participation and Success in Higher Education

What Is Your Plan for Serving Latino Students?

Hispanic students will represent 22 percent of public high school graduates by 2015, presenting both opportunities and challenges for America’s colleges and universities. Learn what schools, colleges, and outreach organizations are doing to support the success of Latino students. This easy-to-use reference includes: • Examples of successful programs and approaches to fostering student success at institutions nationwide • Interviews with educators involved with these initiatives • Strategic plans, tactics, and tips for serving this important population • Additional resources

“The schools that survive are going to be the ones that achieve inclusive excellence.” —Elaine Meyer-Lee, Director, Center for Women’s InterCultural Leadership and Assistant Professor of Education, Saint Mary’s College, Notre Dame

“Diversity is part of the mission of the university.” —Christine Yoshinaga-Itano, Vice Provost and Associate Vice Chancellor for Diversity and Equity, University of Colorado, Boulder

“Many institutions in many states are only going to be able to sustain their current levels of traditionalage students if they are successful in increasing the number of Latino students enrolling.” —Don Hossler, Professor of Educational Leadership and Policy Studies and Director of Projects on Academic Success, School of Education, Indiana University

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for Increasing Latino Participation and Success in Higher Education

Profiles of successful programs at schools, ­colleges, and outreach organizations ­nationwide that serve Latino students Strategies and approaches for enrollment managers, student affairs professionals, and other secondary and postsecondary educators

Resources for Increasing Latino Participation and Success in Higher Education

Resources for Increasing Latino Participation and Success in Higher Education

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The College Board: Connecting Students to College Success The College Board is a not-for-profit membership association whose mission is to connect students to college success and opportunity. Founded in 1900, the association is composed of more than 5,400 schools, colleges, universities, and other educational organizations. Each year, the College Board serves seven million students and their parents, 23,000 high schools, and 3,500 colleges through major programs and services in college admissions, guidance, assessment, financial aid, enrollment, and teaching and learning. Among its best-known programs are the SAT®, the PSAT/NMSQT®, and the Advanced Placement Program® (AP®). The College Board is committed to the principles of excellence and equity, and that commitment is embodied in all of its programs, services, activities, and concerns. For further information, visit www.collegeboard.com. © 2008 The College Board. All rights reserved. College Board, Admitted Student Questionnaire, Advanced Placement Program, AP, ASQ, EPS, SAT, Student Search Service, SSS, and the acorn logo are registered trademarks of the College Board. connect to college success, Admitted Student Questionnaire PLUS, ASQ PLUS, and Recruitment PLUS are trademarks owned by the College Board. PSAT/NMSQT is a registered trademark of the College Board and National Merit Scholarship Corporation. All other products and services may be trademarks of their respective owners. Visit the College Board on the Web: www.collegeboard.com.

Hispanic Scholarship Fund prepared selected material for informational purposes. The material is provided “as is” without any guaranty of completeness or accuracy.

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Resources for Increasing Latino Participation and Success in Higher Education

Preface While the population of Latinos in the United States is growing rapidly, exceeding rates of other racial an