Hispanic and Latino Student Engagement Initiatives at Selective Private Institutions

At Selective Private Institutions

Topics: Diversity and Multiculturalism, Student Experience, Student Affairs

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Growing Hispanic and Latino student populations motivate administrators to develop resources to better serve these student populations. This report highlights how administrators at seven selective private institutions engage Hispanic and Latino student populations, with a particular focus on program structure and associated outcomes.

  • Key observations from our research:

    1. Administrators at profiled institutions develop engagement initiatives to support growing Hispanic and Latino student populations.

    2. Diversity within historically under-represented student populations limits program reach.

    3. Faculty and students participate in engagement initiative evaluation to support academic and social transition to college life.

    4. No profiled institution maintains advancement or engagement initiatives dedicated to Hispanic and Latino alumni or parents.