#LatinosTeach in Higher Education

While Latinos make up one quarter of students in public schools and 17 percent of the  undergraduate population, Latinos only represent 4 percent of the total number of our U.S. higher education faculty.

Watch a #LatinosTeach Conversation with Teachers Across the Country

The White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanics (Initiative) recognizes Hispanic professors nationwide. With the #LatinosTeach online campaign the Initiative will demonstrate that while they are underrepresented, Hispanics are dedicating themselves to serving their community through teaching.

The Initiative is proud to recognize the following Latino professors around the nation:

Rowena Ortiz- Walters

Dr. Rowena Ortiz-Walters

State University of New York Plattsburgh, Plattsburgh, NY


Dr. Cinthia B. Satornino

Northeastern University, Boston, MA


Dr. Anne-Marie Nuñez

The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH


Dr. Rebeca Perren

California State University San Marcos, San Marcos, CA


Dr. José Antonio Rosa

Iowa State University, Ames, IA


Dr. Susana Muñoz

Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO


Dr. Cristóbal Rodríguez

Howard University, Washington, DC


Dr. Alberto Rubio-Sanchez

University of the Incarnate Word, San Antonio, TX