The number of Baccalaureate degrees given to Latino students at San Francisco State University has increased in ten years from 1998/1999 to 2007/2008. Latinos had its lowest number, 226, in 2000/2001 and spiked in 2007/2008 with 350 degrees granted. The data averages to about 276 degrees given. The number of Baccalaureate degrees given to Latinos is on the rise. What caused such an increase?