Key Dates:

1999:  Latino Studies Program established as an interdisciplinary course of study in the College of Public and Community Service (CPCS). Dr. Luis Apontes-Parés, Professor of CPCS, is the first director of the program.

2002:  The College of Liberal Arts approves the Latino Studies Program as an intercollegiate course of study.  

2008:  Latino Studies becomes a minor.  Jorge Capetillo-Ponce, Associate Professor of Sociology, appointed director.