More About Deborah A. Santiago:
Deborah Santiago co-founded Excelencia in Education in 2004 to inform policy and practices to accelerate Latino student success in higher education. Her work focuses on federal and state policies, financial aid, Hispanic-Serving Institutions (HSIs), and effective institutional practices for student success. She has been cited in numerous publications for her work, including The New York Times, Washington Post, The Economist, Forbes, and The Chronicle of Higher Education. She serves on the Board of Visitors for the University of Mary Washington, her alma mater, and on the advisory board of TheDream.US.