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Fri August 10, 2012
WNMU President Hosts "State Of The University" On August 17
Silver City, NM – University President Joseph Shepard will update the community on the status of the university and his vision for theupcoming academic year.
The address is scheduled for Friday, August 17 at 6:00 p.m. in the Silco Theater, just prior to the annual Bash On Broadway event welcoming new students back to WNMU.
“This is a great opportunity for community members to hear from President Shepard and his vision for the new school year,” said Abe Villarreal, Director of Communications.
During his first year at Western New Mexico University, President Shepard has increased the presence of the university in the community, partnering with several area organizations during events on and off campus. This summer WNMU has hosted “In Your Community” events in Lordsburg and Deming. Another is scheduled in Hurley on September 7.
“Outreach is important to us in accomplishing President Shepard’s vision of creating a stronger university-community partnership,” said Villarreal.
President Shepard has also initiated a reorganization of the university’s academic structure, creating five colleges including the College of Arts and Sciences, College of Business, College of Education, College ofHealth and Human Services, and the Community College and Workforce Development.