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Welcome to ILACHE!

The mission of Illinois LAtino Council on Higher Education (ILACHE) is to work collaboratively with colleges, universities, and other stakeholders to increase the access, retention, and advancement of Latin@ students, faculty, and staff in Illinois higher education institutions

Annual Conference 
Registration is NOW Closed! 

Friday, April 26, 2024
Northern Illinois University 

The 2024 conference will be held in-person
at Northern Illinois University on Friday, April 26, 2024. 

Northern Illinois University - Niche

2024 ILACHE Conference Sponsorship Opportunities

Join us at  Northern Illinois University to connect with colleagues and return to campus with the tools necessary to continue to redefine the future of Latino higher education.

This year’s theme is Campeones de Equidad: Advocating for Latino/a/x Leadership and Access.

As a sponsor we will showcase your institution, organization, and/or business in our conference marketing materials before and during the conference via our website, social media, direct electronic mail and conference mobile app.

Sponsorship opportunities are now available! The deadline to sign up as a sponsor is April 7, 2024.

For more information please contact ilache.chicago1@gmail.com

2024 Call for Workshop and Poster Proposals 

NEW Submission Deadline: Friday, February 2, 2024 at 5pm (CST)

The Illinois Latino Council on Higher Education (ILACHE) welcomes members and non-members to submit a workshop or poster proposal(https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/TMT5SB9) for consideration for our 31st annual Conference. Faculty, staff, and students across disciplines are encouraged to submit workshop and poster proposals addressing this year’s conference theme, “Advocating for Latino/a/x Leadership & Access:Campeones de Equidad.”

Workshop Proposals

We welcome workshop proposals that address this year's conference theme, are relevant

to practice, and are engaging. Proposals that address exciting topics in formats that are interactive and innovative are preferred over lecture-style. 

Student Poster Proposals

We invite students from all fields of study to submit poster presentations showcasing their ideas, research, best practices, interests, and passions. Previously presented and/or submitted work, as well as exceptional work from honors theses, dissertations, and McNair projects, are welcome for presentation. Your poster submission need not adhere to the conference theme.

The Illinois Latino Council on Higher Education joins with many others across the nation to condemn the recent decision of the Supreme Court.  We encourage our members to take a moment to read our statement. 

Statement on the U.S. Supreme Court’s Decision on Affirmative Action

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