July 02, 2017

Building Latino Male Achievement

One university hopes to narrow the performance gap by providing mentors for Latino undergraduates, who in turn mentor schoolchildren.

A mentoring program at the University of Texas at Austin is part of a small but growing effort to get more Latino men into and through college.

A project born at the University of Pennsylvania is the latest effort by colleges to cultivate a faculty that mirrors the nation’s growing ethnic and racial diversity.

Now a tenure-track professor, David Hernández found the road to his education littered with roadblocks. Colleges could ease the journey for the working poor.