| Press Release
Dr. Hernandez of U.C. Santa Cruz
and The National Hispanic
Release Date: April 22, 1999
The National Hispanic University has invited Dr. J. Francisco Hernandez of University of
California at Santa Cruz to speak at the NHU campus , in San Jose, on April 27, 1999. The University is looking
forward to hearing the issues which Dr. Hernandez will address
during his visit.
Dr. Hernandez is the Vice Chancellor
for Student Affairs at U.C. Santa Cruz, a post he held since 1994.
He is the chief advisor to the Chancellor on all areas related to
student life, early academic outreach, enrollment, retention, and
educational financing. Dr. Hernandez serves on several systemwide
committees and was appointed by the chancellor to serve on the U.C.
Merced Student Planning Advisory Committee. The new U.C. campus is
scheduled to open in the Fall of 2005. More recently, he was asked
to serve on the State Hispanic Community Advisory Council. He
teaches a course on Minorities in Higher Education at U.C. Santa
The National Hispanic University is
an independent, nationally accredited, non-profit institution of
higher education that was authorized to grant degrees in 1981 by the
California Department of Education, Office of Private Post-secondary
and Vocational Education. The University offers degree programs in
business, liberal studies, education, and computer science at the
Associate and Bachelor's levels. The University also sponsors
various extended programs that address the educational needs of K-12
within the community.
For further information on Dr.
Hernandez's visit or The National Hispanic University, contact us at