The Hispanic Service Institution (HSI) Task Force, at its Oct. 31
meeting, joined other key campus groups supporting President Stephen
Jordanís idea to offer graduate programs at the College.
A total of 55 recommendations on strategies, policies or programs
Metro State should implement to achieve HSI status were submitted to
the president in the February 2007 HSI Task Force Report. Sixteen of
those were noted as priority. At the Oct. 31 meeting, the Task Force
added the graduate programs idea, for a total of 17 priority
The Board of Trustees voted at the Nov. 5 meeting to delay any
action on Jordanís graduate program proposal until the Dec. 3 meeting.
For more information on that meeting, go to http://www.mscd.edu/~collcom/artman/publish/bot_twv6110508grad.shtml.
Next HSI Meeting
Urban Teacher Program Director Esther
Rodriguez has secured Sarita Brown, president of Excelencia in
Education, to speak at the next HSI meeting scheduled for Friday, Nov.
21 from 10 a.m.-noon in TIV 320 A/B.
Excelencia identifies, analyzes and disseminates information on
effective higher education practices for Latinos. For more information
on Brown, visit http://www.edexcelencia.org/about_us/bios/brown.asp.
Space is filling quickly, so please RSVP to Emily McKissick at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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