Webinar Event: OSU as an Emerging Hispanic Serving Institution: Conversation with Dr. Antonio Flores

Tuesday, April 27, 2021, 1 p.m.

Please join this conversation on the advantages of a Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI)-designation, and identifying ways OSU can achieve HSI status. Questions being addressed include:

  • What can OSU do to move closer to HSI-designation?
  • How can OSU bolster recruitment efforts to the growing Latinx population in Oregon?
  • How can OSU best utilize its membership in HACU to achieve these goals?



  • Dr. Antonio R. Flores, President and CEO @Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities (HACU)

Antonio R. Flores has served as president and CEO of the Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities (HACU) for twenty-five years. Flores has been a leading voice of Hispanic-Serving Institutions (HSIs). Advocacy efforts under his leadership have garnered over $4 billion in federal funding for HSIs. HACU’s membership represents more than 500 colleges and universities that collectively serve two-thirds of the 3.8 million Hispanic students in U.S. higher education across 38 states, the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico and includes 30 leading universities in Latin America and Spain.

  • Dr. Daniel López-Cevallos, Assistant Vice Provost for Undergraduate Education, and Associate Professor of Ethnic Studies @Oregon State University

Daniel López-Cevallos is Assistant Vice Provost for Undergraduate Education and Associate Professor of Ethnic Studies. He collaborates with college leadership and faculty to improve course-based learning and success, and create a transformative education that is accessible to all learners. In that capacity, he provides strategic leadership and oversight of Undergraduate Research, Scholarship, and the Arts, the STEM Leaders Program, and the APLU Adaptive Courseware Initiative. His research & evaluation work focuses on the intersections of race/ethnicity, gender, class, and other socioeconomic and sociocultural constructs, and their relationship to health and health care issues. He earned his PhD in Public Health at OSU, and MPH and BS degrees from Universidad San Francisco de Quito, Ecuador.

  • Dr. Allison Davis-White Eyes

Dr. Allison Davis-White Eyes currently serves as the Director of Community Diversity Relations at Oregon State University. Before coming to the Office of Institutional Diversity, Dr. Davis-White Eyes served as Assistant Vice Provost of Student Affairs and Director of Diversity and Cultural Engagement since 2011. Under her leadership, student diversity efforts were reorganized and expanded to include seven cultural resource centers as well as intersectional/multimodal student learning and engagement programming.