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Activity report from week of December 6 -19

General Education Taskforce The NMSU General Education Taskforce met on Wednesday, December 9, to share the thinking of individual teams with regard to the learning outcomes that should characterize all NMSU graduates.  All teams clearly took their work seriously and there was reasonable consensus among the reports.  Our job now is to distill the recommendations…
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Reform Necessary for Financing Public Higher Education

WASHINGTON, DC: Change is necessary in how U.S. public higher education is financed, according to a report issued today by the National Association of State Budget Officers (NASBO). Scarce state resources, rising university costs, higher tuition rates, increased debt loads and other factors make the current model used to finance public higher education unsustainable. The…
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