AAHHE: American Association of Hispanics in Higher Education, inc.

Alfredo G. de los Santos Jr.
Distinguished Leadership in Higher Education

Sponsored by The Hispanic Outlook in Higher Education

This award is given to an outstanding administrator in the field of higher education who has demonstrated excellence in the profession. The award is named in honor of Dr. Alfredo G. de los Santos Jr., a leader, faculty member, mentor, and champion in higher education.

List of Recipients

  • 2017 James E. Brenneman
  • 2016 Dr. Ted Martinez Jr.
  • 2015 Havidán Rodríguez
  • 2014 David López
  • 2014 Tomás Morales
  • 2013 Norma L. Hernandez
  • 2012 J. Michael Ortiz
  • 2011 Leonardo de la Garza
  • 2011 Shirley Reed
  • 2010 Milton A. Gordon
  • 2009 Dolores M. Fernandez
  • 2008 Silas H. Abrego
  • 2007 Diana Natalicio and Ernest H. Moreno
  • 2006 José Jaime Rivera
  • 2005 Blandina Cardenas and Miguel A. Nevarez
  • 2004 Estela López
  • 2003 B. Roberto Cruz
  • 2002 Margarita Benitez
  • 2001 Douglas X. Patiño
  • 2000 Cecilia L. Lopez
  • 1999 Jesús Rangel
  • 1998 Celestino Fernández
  • 1997 Eduardo Padrón
  • 1996 Lattie F. Coor
  • 1995 Victor Alicea
  • 1994 Juliet García
  • 1993 José González
  • 1992 Manuel Pacheco
  • 1991 Alfredo G. de los Santos Jr.
  • 1990 Not awarded
  • 1989 Jaime Escalante
  • 1988 Tomás Arciniega
  • 1987 Arturo Madrid
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