THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS AT DALLAS
P. O. Box 830688 Richardson, Texas 75083-0688

News Release


U.S.-MEXICO RELATION: THE CHALLENGE OF EDUCATION

Francisco Marmolejo


Tuesday, January 14, 2003
3:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Jonsson Building 4.614
University of Texas at Dallas
Free Admission
Refreshments will be provided

Francisco Marmolejo serves as executive director of the Consortium for North American Higher Education Collaboration (CONAHEC), a leading network of 120 colleges, universities, and higher education organizations from Mexico, the U.S. and Canada, headquartered at The University of Arizona. Previously, Marmolejo was an ACE fellow at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst – the first Mexican selected to participate in this premier higher education leadership development program. His past positions include vice president for administration and finance and vice president for academic affairs at the Universidad de las Américas (UDLA) in Puebla City. Marmolejo has taught at several universities in Mexico and also served as director of the Mexico City PROFMEX Center (a consortium for research) and is currently on its board of directors. Marmolejo consults for Mexican and South American universities, as well as for the Mexican Ministry of Education (SEP) on issues related to administration and international initiatives. At SEP he led efforts to create national standards for accounting and financial information for colleges and universities. Currently, he serves on the board of various Mexican universities, and the Mexican Association for International Education (AMPEI). He has published several articles on administration and higher education, has contributed chapters in books, and is a member of the editorial board of several specialized journals. Marmolejo holds an M.B.A. from the Universidad Autónoma de San Luis Potosí (UASLP) and has conducted doctoral work at the National University of Mexico (UNAM).

For driving directions and parking information to UTD, please visit UTD’s web page at http://www.utdallas.edu/directionstoutd-index.html. For more information about our Lecture Series 2002 – 2003 calendar, please visit http://www.utdallas.edu/research/cusms/lectureseries.htm. For any other information please contact Gabriela Carrera, Lecture Series Coordinator, at gaby@student.utdallas.edu or call us at 972 – 883 6401.