ILS Lecture Series

Public Policy Lecture Series: “A Public Policy Agenda and a New Vision for the Future”

The Institute for Latino Studies is pleased to announce its public policy lecture series titled “A Public Policy Agenda and a New Vision for the Future” to take place at the University of Notre Dame during the 2007-08 academic year.

About the Lectures

The lectures are intended to stimulate thought and dialogue on issues of immigration, education, philanthropy, political access, business, and economic power.

Distinguished guest speakers, including world-renowned scholars and policymakers, will lecture on the impact of public policy issues on the Latino population and the consequences for American society more broadly.

Other Speakers in the Series:

  • Janet Murguía, President and CEO, National Council of La Raza
  • Michael Olivas, Director, Institute of Higher Education Law & Governance, University of Houston, Texas
  • Kevin R. Johnson, Associate Dean for Academic Affairs at the University of California at Davis
  • Antonia Hernandez, President and CEO, California Community Foundation

All the lectures will be held at 4:30 pm in 200 McKenna Hall

Dates of subsequent lectures will be announced in the coming weeks.

Co-sponsors: The Office of the Vice President for Research and Graduate Studies, the Kellogg Institute for International Studies, the College of Arts and Letters, the College of Science, the Program in American Democracy, and the Hesburgh Program in Public Service.


Yolanda Lizardi Marino
Director, Academic Affairs

Institute for Latino Studies
250D McKenna Hall
(574) 631-0940
Fax (574) 631-3522