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


AAHHE is proud to announce the 2018 award recipients.

AAHHE is proud to be the sole organization that honors key leaders, scholars, teachers, and artists who have advocated, supported, and championed Latinos in higher education.  These awards have been developed to honor individuals who, through their expertise, energy, productivity, and contributions, have improved the conditions of Latinos pursuing a college degree or a career in higher education.  The awards are based on open nominations, and the winners are selected by a subcommittee of the AAHHE Board of Directors.  AAHHE will recognize the winners each year at the Annual AAHHE National Conference Awards Luncheon.

The AAHHE award categories and sponsors are:

  • Alfredo G. de los Santos Jr. Distinguished Leadership in Higher Education (sponsored by the Hispanic Outlook in Higher Education)
  • Outstanding Latino/a Faculty: Research/Teaching in Higher Education, Research Institutions (Sponsored by Southwest Airlines Co.)
  • Outstanding Latino/a Faculty: Service/Teaching in Higher Education, Teaching Institutions (Sponsored by UPS)
  • Outstanding Support of Hispanic Issues in Higher Education
  • William Aguilar Outstanding Latino/a Cultural Award in Literary Arts and Publications
  • Founding President's Award

Click here for award descriptions

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