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Latino and Hispanic Faculty Caucus

The Latino/a and Hispanic Faculty Caucus (LHFC) of the University of South Carolina (USC) is an advocacy and leadership organization.  It was established April 2016 to address critical issues in higher education that focus on the recruitment, retention, promotion, and advancement of Latino/a & Hispanic faculty at the University of South Carolina.

For more information about the Latino and Hispanic Faculty Caucus, please refer to our Bylaws [pdf] or contact Dr. Mercedes Lopez Rodriguez LHFC chairperson by emailing

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