Juan P. Espinoza, associate director in the Office of Undergraduate Admissions and director of diversity and access initiatives for Enrollment and Degree Management, has been appointed by Gov. Terry McAuliffe to the Virginia Latino Advisory Board (VLAB).

Established in 2003, the VLAB provides recommendations related to the growing Latino community in the Commonwealth of Virginia. 

In addition to his current role at the university, as a member of VLAB Espinoza is tasked with advising the governor on issues and advocacy opportunities for Latino constituents of Virginia.

Espinoza is also president of the Virginia Latino Higher Education Network. Virginia Tech will host the 2016 Hispanic College Institute,  started in 2012 by the Virginia Latino Higher Education Network, from Aug. 1-4.

Prior to joining Virginia Tech in 2007, Espinoza was assistant director of admissions at Radford University.

He received bachelor degrees in political science and public and urban affairs from Virginia Tech. He received a master’s degree in corporate and professional communication from Radford University. 

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