Ninth Annual National Conference
March 6-8, 2014
Hilton Costa Mesa Hotel, Costa Mesa, California
"America's Prosperity: The Academic Success of Hispanics"
"La prosperidad de América: El éxito académico de Hispanos"
2013 Tomás Rivera Lecture
One of the prominent features of the annual AAHHE national conference is the Tomás
Rivera Lecture. This lecture is named in honor of the late Dr. Tomás Rivera, professor,
scholar, poet and former chancellor of the University of California, Riverside.
AAHHE is proud to showcase the 2013 Lecture featuring Francisco Cigarroa, M.D. &
Chancellor of the University of Texas System. Chancellor Cigarroa oversees one of
the largest public systems of higher education in the nation, with nine universities
and six health institutions, an annual operating budget of $13 billion, more than
215,000 students, 19,000 faculty and 68,000 staff members.
View the video, 2013 lecture.
2014 Conference Keynote Speakers
2014 Tomás Rivera Lecture
Yvette Donado, Chief Administrative Officer and Senior Vice President of People,
Process and Communications, ETS
Emma Carrasco, Chief Marketing Officer, National Public Radio (NPR)
Susan Gonzales, Director External Affairs, Facebook