Zulaika Rodriguez-Awoliyi

HLI is under the guidance of Assistant Vice Chancellor for Presidential Searches and Development Zulaika Rodriguez-Awoliyi. She is an expert in professional development who leads the SUNY system’s presidential recruitment work. 


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SUNY’s Hispanic Leadership Institute

The State University of New York (SUNY), committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion aims at increasing Hispanic/Latinx representation in leadership positions within higher education through its Hispanic Leadership Institute (HLI), which was established to uplift and support Hispanic/Latinx faculty. HLI's success has led to the creation of a similar Black Leadership Institute.