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ERIC Number: ED506052
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2006-Mar
Pages: 24
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: 17
Inventing Hispanic-Serving Institutions (HSIs): The Basics
Santiago, Deborah
Excelencia in Education (NJ1)
HSIs (Hispanic-Serving Institutions) are important institutions for Latinos, yet little research exists on them. This brief serves as a primer on the conditions and history behind their invention, the processes for identification, and the general institutional characteristics of HSIs. It also offers an overview of how these institutions are contributing to Latino student success. Appended is a list of Hispanic-Serving Institutions: 2003-04. (Contains 5 tables, 2 figures and 9 notes,) [This brief was produced with funding by California State University-Dominguez Hills (CA) and City University of New York (CUNY)-Lehman College (NY) [members of the Latino Student Success Alliance], Mercy College (NY), Carlos Albizu University (PR), Ana G. Mendez System (PR), The University of Texas System (TX) on behalf of the system's HSIs, and The Latino Institute.]
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Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Higher Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Excelencia in Education
Identifiers - Location: California