The ASUNM Candidates Forum for the spring election is today at 5 p.m. in room 101 of Mitchell Hall. Each candidate will give a brief speech, then will answer audience questions. The Associated Students of UNM Elections Commission will also accept candidate endorsements from student organizations during the meeting. For more information, call the ASUNM offices at 277-5528.
The Board of Regents’ Academic and Student Affairs Committee’s next meeting is Tuesday at 4:30 p.m. in the Roberts Room, room 230, of Scholes Hall.
In addition to approval of the summarized minutes from the Feb. 6 meeting and the public comment period, agenda items include reports or comments from the regents’ advisers, the provost’s report and the vice president for student affairs’ report.
Action items include ratification of the UNM-Gallup Student Senate spring election and a proposal for a master’s degree in optical science and engineering.
Information items include a report on faculty contracts, resignations, retirements and leaves; Graduate Project Update; and ASUNM’s Student Survey.
Copies of the agenda will be available for public review in the Public Affairs Department on the second floor of Hodgin Hall, no later than 24 hours prior to the meeting.
The Anderson Schools of Management at UNM, in association with Murphree and Company, is bringing Dr. Chris Leach, an expert on venture capital, to Albuquerque for a presentation Thursday at 4 p.m. at Technology Ventures Corporation, 1155 University Blvd.
Leach, a finance professor at the University of Colorado, will deliver the talk “What Up Dot.Com? Fundamentals, Fads and Flaws.” Leach received his undergraduate degree from Oral Roberts University, his master’s of business administration from UNM’s Anderson Schools of Management and his doctorate from Cornell University. Leach spent time teaching at the University of Pennsylvania and is now a tenured professor at Colorado. He is a consultant for money managers, venture capital, small business and corporations. His research focus is in the area of game theory and market microstructures.
The presentation is free. For more information, call 277-6264.
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