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Hispanic Policy Network


The purpose of HPN is to provide a forum for the discussion of issues and concerns related to the Texas State Hispanic community (staff, faculty and students) and to assist in providing effective solutions for those issues.


HPN is a staff and faculty organization committed to the improvement of higher education opportunities for Hispanics.

Hispanic Policy Network (HPN) has a new website, Please visit our new website for most current and up to date information.


  • Educational Advocacy to articulate educational concerns, needs and issues whereby the University as a whole becomes more fully aware of the presence and contributions of Hispanics.
  • Networking to engage actively in network-building with staff, faculty, and students for the purpose of securing changes in policies and procedures HPN deems important to its constituents. HPN is also actively engaged in community affairs.
  • Recruitment/Retention to assist in maintaining effective institutional programs to recruit and retain a diverse staff, faculty, and student population. HPN also serves as a resource on information regarding Hispanics.
  • Scholarship Assistance provide financial assistance to incoming and existing Hispanic students in order for them to complete their educational journey at Texas State.
  • Culture Promotion to assist in the promotion of Hispanic history and culture for educational and public information purposes.
  • Working Atmosphere to advocate a safe and beneficial working environment for all Hispanic staff, faculty and students.