2018 Unidos Equity Leadership Institute

The Title V Unidos Cooperative Grant, in collaboration with Adams State University, University of New Mexico-Taos, and New Mexico Highlands University, will present the 2018 Unidos Equity Leadership Institute.

The Unidos Equity Leadership Institute embraces efforts in achieving inclusive excellence, cultural responsiveness, and building leadership for equity. Scheduled to be held in Alamosa, Colorado at the La Manzanilla Barn from July 22-27, 2018, the Institute is open to faculty and staff who are genuinely interested in engaging in professional development that will focus on identifying barriers that impede the teaching and learning of students from underrepresented groups.

The Unidos Equity Leadership Institute will be a residential, off-campus event. Full participation and commitment are expected during the week of July 22-27, 2018. Adams State staff and full time faculty, (faculty without summer contractual obligations), will be eligible for a $1,000 stipend and an opportunity to submit a proposal for a $2000.00 Equity Engagement Grant. These incentives are available upon successful completion of the Institute.

Participation numbers are limited; you are highly encouraged to inform one of these contact persons to ensure your registration. By May 2, 2018, contact:

Marcella Garcia

Adams State University


Peter Snyder



Michael A. Rivera

NM Highlands University


Selected Adams State participants will be notified by May 9, 2018.

General questions pertaining to the Unidos Equity Leadership Institute can be directed to Marcella Garcia, Peter Snyder, or Michael A. Rivera.


Specific details will be provided at the following orientations as scheduled:

  • NM Highlands University – April 17, 2018 1 p.m. – 2 p.m. Location: EC GSSC 105 – Alamosa Host, Zoom Conference
  • UNM Taos – April 18, 2018 1 p.m. – 2 p.m. Location: Klauer Campus Conference Room – Taos Host
  • Adams State University – April 19, 2018 5 p.m. – 7 p.m. Location: EC GSSC 105 – Alamosa Host


  • Adams State University
  • UNM Taos
  • NM Highlands University