bond issue for new UNM-Valencia building
By a near
2-1 margin, the voters of Valencia County and Northern Socorro
County recently approved issuing $5 million in general obligation
bonds. The funds will allow the UNM-Valencia Campus to build
a 20,000 square foot academic building.
will also cover funding for expanding the student services/administration
office complex by 5,000 square feet, as well as provide general
site and facility renewal.
election passed with 585 voting for and 307 opposing.
academic building will include several computer labs and general
classrooms. It will also include two anatomy and physiology
labs to enhance health sciences programs at the campus.
building will be built directly west of the current academic
building. An additional parking lot west of the Learning Resource
Center is also planned.
instructional facility is part of the campus master plan and
allows the campus to keep up with current and projected enrollment