UCSC Receives $3 Million Grant as Hispanic Serving Institute
The population of Latin@/Chican@ students at UC Santa Cruz has been on the rise since 2005 and reached an all-time high in 2014 with 31.6 percent. Despite a small drop in 2015-16 Latin@ enrollment, the university works to cultivate an environment that welcomes students of…
In Pursuit of Universal Education
In order to apply for a “Hispanic-Serving Institution” designation, UCSC is required to meet specific targets in terms of the diversity of its student-body. As the university’s outreach programs aim to recruit underrepresented students, an era of persistent state budget cuts for the UC make it difficult for UCSC to finance its efforts.