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Current Issue: February 17, 2003
Volume 38, Number 14

In brief

Faculty Senate leaders meet with governor

The New Mexico Faculty Senate Presidents' Council met with Gov. Bill Richardson recently.

Among the issues discussed were faculty and staff compensation, faculty representation and shared governance -- within universities and the state, the selection of new regents, reorganization of the Commission for Higher Education and facilitating legislation.

Faculty Senate President Beverly Burris and her predecessor John Geissman spoke on behalf of UNM.

Outgoing regent resigns from presidential search

Outgoing UNM Regent David Archuleta announced his resignation from the UNM Presidential Search Committee, which he chaired.

“I have served as one of the regent members on the Presidential Search Committee. However, my term on the Board of Regents has recently expired...the committee should have regents who are members of the board that will hire the new president,” said Archuleta.

Regents’ President Larry Willard said the board will select a new search chair soon.

Ethics program offers advanced topics

UNM’s Health Sciences Ethics Program continues the interdisciplinary Health Care Ethics Certificate Program.

The program now has two modules. Module two focuses on more advanced topics. The program begins Feb. 22.

Contact Shirley Alexander at 272-4575 for more information.

Panel to discuss manuscript submission

PEN New Mexico, in collaboration with the New Mexico Book Association and UNM, will host a panel discussion on how to properly submit a book manuscript on Friday, Feb. 21, at 7 p.m. in Dane Smith Hall, rm. 125, on the UNM main campus. The event is free and open to the public.

Luther Wilson, director of UNM Press, will speak and serve as panel moderator.