October 31, 2010
Christian Colleges Seek More Hispanics
Evangelical institutions join forces in an effort to raise enrollment
Mark Greenberg for The Chronicle
Virginia Beach, Va.
It seems like every college is working to recruit more Hispanic students. And with good reason: Colleges are all looking at the same demographic projections. Conventional wisdom says they ignore this growing population at their peril.
But one organization is trying to greatly increase the number of Hispanic students at an unexpected kind of institution: conservative Christian colleges.
A small number, including Liberty, Oral Roberts, and Regent Universities, are working with