State and federal officials will be on hand in Las Cruces on Monday for a scheduled announcement about development of a proposed school of osteopathic medicine at New Mexico State University.
Officials expected to participate in the news conference include NMSU President Garrey Carruthers, Gov. Susana Martinez and U.S. Sen. Martin Heinrich.
The news conference is being held in the NMSU Stan Fulton Athletics Center.
The proposed school is being described by Heinrich as a "public-private medical development" that would bo be located in NMSU's Arrowhead Park.
Copyright 2014 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.