Sarita E. Brown, president of Excelencia in Education, lauds the educational impact of the Intellectual Entrepreneurship (IE) initiative in the Division of Diversity and Community Engagement at The University of Texas at Austin. Excelencia in Education is a Washington, D.C.-based education policy think tank focused on accelerating higher education success for Latino students.
Brown notes the IE program’s particular success with first generation and underrepresented students by engaging their passions and desire to contribute to the community.
Watch a video in Know about the IE program and how it encourages undergraduates to explore the opportunities of graduate school.
Syracuse University Chancellor Nancy Cantor, Ohio State University President E. Gordon Gee, University of Oregon President Richard Lariviere and University of California President Mark Yudof have all recently endorsed the university’s IE initiative.