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New Mexico State University

Undergraduate School

Mailing Address
1780 E University Ave
Las Cruces, New Mexico 88003
Phone
(575) 646-0111
Email address
admissions@nmsu.edu
School Information
"New Mexico State University sits on a 900-acre campus and enrolls more than 14,000 students from 49 states and 89 foreign countries. NMSU is a NASA Space-Grant College and is home to the very first Honors College in New Mexico. A Hispanic-Serving Institution, NMSU serves a multi-cultural population of students and community members across the state at five campuses, a satellite learning center in Albuquerque, cooperative extension offices located in each of New Mexico's 33 counties, and 12 agriculture research and science centers. Plus, distance education programs give students maximum flexibility." The university offers over 170 undergraduate majors. (Source: https://nmsu.edu/about_nmsu/index.html) (Source: http://admissions.nmsu.edu/academics/)
General Information
New Mexico State University has not yet implemented university-wide measures in support of anti-racism. However, as part of its Research and Creativity Week, the university hosted Christine Sleeter, whose work focuses on multicultural education and anti-racism. No mandatory Critical Race Training sessions are yet required of students. However, see developments below:

Actions Taken

Resources
  • University, as part of its Research and Creativity Week, will host Christine Sleeter, whose work focuses on multicultural education and anti-racism.
  • On January 28, 2022, the University Chancellor participated in a town hall meeting sponsored by NMSU Black Student Association and NMSU Black Programs to discuss the Black Education Act and “strategies for sustainable equity” to fill in the gaps in services to Black students.
Symbolic Actions
  • Following the George Floyd verdict, the university issued a statement on Diversity and Inclusion highlighting college and departmental initiatives toward anti-racism.
Last updated July 26th, 2022
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