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College Leaders Confront Changing World

by Jessica Dyer, Albuquerque Journal

LAS CRUCES – Waning resources. An increasingly disparate student population. Global competition.

There’s a sea change underway in higher education, and colleges and universities in New Mexico — and elsewhere — are attempting to adjust.

According to New Mexico State University Chancellor Garrey Carruthers, “It’s really a whole new world.”

Speaking at a higher education town hall in Albuquerque last week, Carruthers said the shifting landscape has prompted NMSU to rethink everything from its administrative structure to the layout of its dormitories.

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