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Welles Indiana University President Herman B. Wells presents a silver tray to Cadet Colonel Wilfred J. Del Toro in recognition of his being named Commander of the Indiana University Corp of U.S. Army and U.S. Air Force ROTC Cadets for the 1957-1958 academic year.



The Latin American Music Center was founded by distinguished composer and musicologist Juan Orrego-Salas. The Center fosters the research and performance of Latin American artists and their music. It also works to promote exchanges between musicians and scholars from the United States and Latin America, and commissions, performs, and records exemplary music from the region. Humanities and Philosophy.


former CLACS house on Fess

The Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies (CLACS) was founded in 1963 (originally as the Latin American Studies Program) as an umbrella organization uniting Latin Americanists from all campuses of Indiana University. CLACS offers an undergraduate minor certificate, a master's degree, three-year dual degree programs (Business Administration, Library Science, and Public Affairs) and a doctoral minor and certificate.

(I.U. Archives)

James Scobie

James Scobie, the first director of the Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies

(I.U. Archives)