Educational Institutions

Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities

  • San Antonio, TX
  • www.hacu.net

Mission Statement

The mission of HACU is to champion Hispanic higher education success.  HACU implements its mission by: promoting the development of member colleges and universities; improving access to and the quality of postsecondary educational opportunities for Hispanic students; and meeting the needs of business, industry and government through the development and sharing of resources, information and expertise.

Main Programs

  1. HACU National Internship Program
Service Areas

Self-reported

International

HACU has member colleges and universities throughout the United States and Puerto Rico, as well as in Latin America, Portugal and Spain.

ruling year

1988

Principal Officer since 1996

Self-reported

Dr. Antonio Flores

Co Principal Officer

Self-reported

John Moder

Keywords

Self-reported

Hispanic, Internships, Hispanic Serving Institutions, HSIs, Latino, Latina, Scholarships, Conferences

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Also Known As

HACU

EIN

74-2466103

 Number

0467849746

Contact

Cause Area (NTEE Code)

Professional Societies & Associations (B03)

Scholarships, Student Financial Aid, Awards (B82)

Education N.E.C. (B99)

IRS Filing Requirement

This organization is required to file an IRS Form 990 or 990-EZ.

Programs + Results

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Programs

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Program 1

HACU National Internship Program

Since 1992, the HACU National Internship Program (HNIP) has placed more than 10,000 talented college students who have demonstrated high levels of academic performance in paid internships with federal agencies and corporations throughout the United States.

Category

Education

Population(s) Served

Hispanics

Budget

$6,800,000.00

Service Areas

Self-reported

International

HACU has member colleges and universities throughout the United States and Puerto Rico, as well as in Latin America, Portugal and Spain.

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Financials

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HISPANIC ASSOCIATION OF COLLEGES AND UNIVERSITIES
Fiscal year: Jan 01-Dec 31
Yes, financials were audited by an independent accountant.

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Operations

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Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities

Leadership

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Principal Officer

Dr. Antonio Flores

Co Principal Officer

John Moder

BIO

On February 26, 1996, Antonio R. Flores became the third president and chief executive officer of the Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities (HACU). Flores is responsible for the overall leadership, executive management, public and community relations, policy formulation and advocacy, association governance affairs, advancement planning, financial and investment oversight, human resources policies, strategic planning, and programmatic accountability and reporting. These interrelated and complex responsibilities are carried out with the collaborative teamwork of 50 dedicated professional staff at HACU headquarters in San Antonio, TX, and offices in Washington, DC, and Sacramento, CA.
Prior to his position at HACU, Flores served as director of programs and services for the Michigan Higher Education Assistance Authority and the Michigan Higher Education Student Loan Authority. His statewide responsibilities included policy analysis and development, legislative affairs, administrative leadership for programs, technical assistance and outreach services for all Michigan colleges and universities, program evaluation and research, and overall management.
Flores has extensive professional experience in higher education. He has taught at private and public institutions, both community colleges and comprehensive research universities; has conducted research and policy studies, published and unpublished, on higher education issues; has been an administrator of campus-based and statewide programs; has done extensive advancement work at the state and national levels; and has provided public service at the local, state, national, and international levels.

Governance

BOARD CHAIR

Jorge Ivan Vélez-Arocho

Pontificia Universidad Católica de Puerto Rico, Ponce

Term: Oct 2012 - Oct 2013

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