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Is New Mexico's Higher Education System Sustainable? Town Hall

Join a town hall forum to address that question and more with university & legislative leaders and New Mexico’s Higher Education Secretary On Wednesday, July 19, From 7pm to 9pm

Hosted By KANW, The Albuquerque Journal, And The New Mexico Council of University Presidents. The Forum will be broadcast live on 89.1 KANW, & streamed on KANW’s FB Page, Join the conversation!  

If you would like to attend, the forum at the The Albuquerque Journal send an email to newsroom@abqjournal.com to reserve a seat. Also send in questions you would like to see answered. We will send a confirmation email. With rising costs, declining enrollments and fewer state dollars, is New Mexico’s current higher education system even sustainable?

The moderator will be Journal senior editor Kent Walz.

The panel will consist of Higher Education Secretary Barbara Damron, UNM Interim President Chaouki Abdallah, NMSU President Garrey Carruthers, CNM President Kathie Winograd, Western New Mexico University President Joseph Shepard and NMSU Faculty President Chris Brown. Sen. John Arthur Smith, D-Deming, and Rep. Larry Larrañaga, R- Albuquerque will participate via conference call.

Click the link below to read the Albuquerque Journal Article:

https://www.abqjournal.com/1030448/enrollment-dropped-14-percent-in-6-years-as-schools-compete-for-limited-pool-of-hs-graduates.html