WNMU Set To Install New President

Silver City, New Mexico – SILVER CITY, N.M. (KRWG) Western New Mexico University is set to officially install its 15th president.

Joseph Shepard is slated Friday to be inaugurated at a special ceremony on campus. The ceremony will be streamed live online at

Shepard was selected to lead WNMU in April by the Board of Regents after a nationwide search.

Before coming to WNMU, he served as the vice president for administrative services and finance at Florida Gulf Coast University.

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