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Demographics, Latina/o High School Graduates, Access and Retention in Higher Education

Compiled by Sylvia Lopez, Beloit College

Fry, Richard. "Latinos in Higher Education: Many Enroll, Too Few Graduate." Los Angeles: Pew Hispanic Center. September 5, 2002. http://pewhispanic.org/files/reports/11.pdf.

"Latino Students and Parents Hampered by Lack of Financial Aid Awareness, National Study Finds." The Sallie Mae Fund, 2004. http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/latino-students-and-parents-hampered-by-lack-of-financial-aid-awareness-national-study-finds-72281117.html

Lascher, Edward. "Retaining Latino and Non-Latino College Students: Key Similarities and Differences." A Report for the Serna Center and the Institute of Higher Education Leadership and Policy. 2008. http://www.csus.edu/sernacenter/assets/publications/retention.pdf

"Latinos and Higher Education: Snapshots from the Academic Literature." http://www.collegeboard.com/.../highered/.../latinos-and-highered_snapshots.pdf

Muñiz, Marcela. "Latinos in Higher Education: Snapshots from the Academic Literature." The College Board, June 2006. http://www.collegeboard.com/prod_downloads/highered/de/latinos-and-highered_snapshots.pdf

Nora, Amaury. "Access to Higher Education for Hispanic Studes: Real or Illusory?" in The Majority in the Minority. Expanding the Representation of Latino/a Faculty, Administrators and Students in Higher Education. Edited by Jeanett Castellanos and Lee Jones. Sterling, Virginia: Sylus Publishing LLC, 2003.

Osegura, Leticia, Angela Locks and Irene I. Vega. "Increasing Latino/a Students Baccalaureate Attainment: A Focus on Retention. Journal of Hispanic Higher Education, 8 (2009): 23-53.

Western Interstate Commission for Higher Education. "Knocking at the College Door. Projections of High School Graduates by State and Race/Ethnicity 1992-2022." March 2008. Abstract

Online Resources

Large Urban-Suburban Gap Seen in Graduation Rates
The New York Times, April 22, 2009

Reading Lists

Reading List: American Studies (Microsoft Word 72kB Feb19 10) Adriana Estill, Carleton College

Resources: Selected Readings, Films, Cartoons (Microsoft Word 21kB Feb19 10) Sylvia López, Beloit College

Latino/a Literature
Marcela Ochoa-Shivapour, Cornell College

Films

Latino/a, Latin American, Caribbean and Spanish Films
Sylvia Lopez, Beloit College

List of Latino/a Films from 'US Latino Literature Today' (Acrobat (PDF) 283kB Feb19 10)
Sylvia Lopez, Beloit College



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