Welcome to AAHHE! 

The American Association of Hispanics in Higher Education (AAHHE) is an agent of change for improving education, thus enabling Hispanic students to fully participate in a diverse society. AAHHE works collaboratively with all sectors of education, business, industry, as well as community and professional organizations to enhance the educational aspirations and to meet the needs of a significantly increasing Hispanic population.

AAHHE Announces Lucia Gutierrez, PhD as AAHHE Executive Director

The AAHHE Board of Directors is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Lucia Gutiérrez to the position of Executive Director. Dr. Gutiérrez joined AAHHE in September 2020 through AAHHE’s new business relationship with AMC Source, an association management company based in Fort Lauderdale. She will be managing day-to-day operations for the association. Read more....


AAHHE Standing Committee Call for Nominations - Nominations will open through February 1, 2021

AAHHE is currently seeking nominations for the following representatives to serve a 3-year term (2021-2024) as members of its five standing governance committees: Finance/Audit, Governance, Marketing/Public Relations, Membership and Programs.  The governance standing committees include both board members and volunteers from the membership at large. Read more.

Introducing AAHHE Academic Research Briefs Professional Development Series 

There is great talent among AAHHE members and to showcase the depth and breadth of thought leadership, we begin the Academic Briefs Professional Development Series. We invite contributions of 500-750 words.  Please support our new efforts. If you are interested in your academic brief being showcased and for additional information, please contact, Dr. Lucia Gutiérrez, AAHHE Executive Director at [email protected].

Dr. Claudia Garcia-Louis is our inaugural author with her academic brief titled Hey Hispano: Forget the Celebration, Address Your Internal Prejudice.

Any view or opinions represented in the academic briefs showcased by AAHHE are personal and belong solely to the author and do not represent those of people, institutions or organizations that the author may or may not be associated with in any professional or personal capacity, unless explicitly stated.



2021 AAHHE National Conference | Virtual Event

Sembrando Semillas:
(Re)imagining the Contours of Latinx/a/o Communities within Higher Education
February 26 & March 1 - March 4, 2021
Noon - 5 pm ET


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The Value of Membership  

AAHHE is dedicated to developing and recognizing the new generation of Latinx faculty, senior-level administrators and graduate students, in higher education, through its signature programs and annual awards.

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