The UNM Board of Regents voted last week to end its association with one Albuquerque institution while expanding its ties to Taos.
Despite being shuffled around campus, Agora Crisis Center and Students Educating Peers About Sex both have found shelter at the Psychology Clinic, are seeking volunteers and are available to help community members. The Agora Crisis Center is the oldest crisis center in the country and was started in 1970. Molly Brack, Agora’s professional director, said professors and students established the organization because they were concerned that no crisis intervention services were available in Albuquerque.
An external review of the UNM General Library and Dean Robert Migneault found a lack of substantive strategic planning, low staff morale, deteriorating physical facilities, a problematic management structure and a questionable salary structure.
A delegation of 30 visitors from Thailand, including representatives of Naresuan University, the Thailand Office of Medical Education, Ministry of Public Health and various affiliate hospitals recently toured the UNM School of Medicine. The medical school was one of four U.S. medical schools, along with Harvard, John Hopkins and Stanford, selected for the tour because of its reputation for progressive, high-quality education, clinical care, biomedical research programs and community outreach.
UNM President Bill Gordon announced today he has named Julie C. Weaks to serve as vice president for Business and Finance effective immediately.