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Instituto Tecnológico de Santo Domingo

New postgraduate building "Eduardo Latorre"

"The desire and struggle is not to achieve a university, but to make an institution that serves to realize a better society."

Eduardo Latorre

Eduardo Latorre was born in Santo Domingo on December 12, 1941. He received a degree in Economics and International Relations from the University of Southern California, Los Angeles. (1963) Then a Master's degree in International Relations from the University of Southern California (1964) and a Doctorate in Political Science from Columbia University, New York 1972.

A flagman for higher education, Latorre belongs to the founders of the Instituto Tecnológico de Santo Domingo (INTEC), of which he became its third Rector between XNUMX and XNUMX. He received his first honorary doctorate awarded by this academy in XNUMX in University Administration.

During his career, he won numerous awards among which include the Supreme Silver Jaycees in XNUMX. He was foreign minister for the Dominican Republic from XNUMX to XNUMX was and received awards as a diplomat by the governments of Chile, Colombia, Mexico, Peru, France and China.

His extraordinary visionary spirit, ethics, responsibility and dedication, left indelible marks in INTEC, marking in his first decade the personality and legitimization as an institution of excellence and a pioneer in postgraduate training in the Dominican Republic. The rectory of Latorre also created the infrastructure conditions that ensured its growth and future development.

Said in his own words: “INTEC symbolizes an act of faith in the generosity of spirit and the creative capacity of Dominicans." Eduardo Latorre died at age XNUMX on Monday, June XNUMX at South Miami Hospital.

The Instituto Tecnológico de Santo Domingo (INTEC) is proud that LaTorre is a fundamental part of its history and honors his legacy identifying the new building of Graduate Studies with his name, a commitment to perpetuate his seal and be worthy representatives of his view.

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