Liberal Arts goes to College!
This Week in Liberal Arts History … 1947 … After vigorous lobbying by thirteen female students, the College of Mines establishes the first radio broadcasting degree program in Texas. … 1973 … The School of Liberal Arts is renamed the College of Liberal Arts. … 1984 … The College of Liberal Arts receives computers for exclusive use by students in each of its 14 departments. Previously, students wishing to use a computer had to visit a central computer lab. Dean of Liberal Arts, Diana Natalicio, pointed out that it was time for the faculty to become computer literate.
During the 2017-2018 academic year, UTEP celebrates the 50th anniversary of the College of Liberal Arts. Tune in each week to learn something new about the history of liberal arts and more during our yearlong celebration. See you next week!