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Susan McKinsey, 277-1989

September 6, 2006

UNM Regents to Hold Joint Meeting with NMSU Regents on Sept. 9

The Board of Regents of the University of New Mexico will hold a joint meeting with the Board of Regents of New Mexico State University on Saturday, September 9, 2006, at 11 a.m. in the Student Senate Chambers, rm. 302 of the Corbett Center on the NMSU campus in Las Cruces .


  1. Call to Order
    Steve Anaya; President, New Mexico State University Board of Regents and James H. Koch; President, The University of New Mexico Board of Regents
  2. Introductions and Opening Remarks
  3. NMSU/UNM Cooperative Pharmacy Program (Action Item)
    Dr. John Pieper; Dean, College of Pharmacy , UNM
    Dr. Jeff Brandon; Dean, College of Health & Social Services, NMSU
  4. Discussion of 2007 State Legislative Priorities
    Patricia Quintana; Director of Government Affairs, NMSU
    Carlos Rey Romero, Associate Vice President for Government & Community Relations, UNM

     i. Funding Formula Enhancements
    ii. Branch Campuses
    iii. Articulation and Geographic Service Areas
    iv. Mission Differentiation and Professional Schools
    v. Tuition Credit in relation to Faculty and Staff Compensation
    vi. Graduate Assistantships
    vii. Endowment Funding
  5. Discussion of Joint Program Development

    i. Rio Rancho
    ii. Graduate Programs
    iii. Other
  6. Discussion of Collaboration on Federal Policy and Research Priorities
  7. Discussion of Potential National Marketing Initiatives

    i. Recruiting
    ii. Minority Organizations
    iii. Advertising
    iv. Joint Proposals to National Foundations
  8. Closing Remarks and Next Steps (Presidents and Regents)
  9. Adjournment


Copies of the agenda are available in University Communication and Marketing ( Welcome Center in Cornell Parking Structure) at least 24 hours prior to the special meeting. The agenda can also be found at'Agendas.htm .

Individuals with disabilities in need of a reader, amplifier, qualified signed language interpreter or any other form of auxiliary aid or service to attend or participate in a Board of Regents meeting should contact University Communication and Marketing. Public documents, including the agenda and minutes, can be provided in various accessible formats and individuals who need accessible formats should also contact University Communication and Marketing.


The University of New Mexico is the state's largest university, serving more than 32,000 students. UNM is home to the state's only schools of law, medicine, pharmacy and architecture and operates New Mexico's only academic health center. UNM is noted for comprehensive undergraduate programs and research that benefits the state and the nation.