Archive | March, 2011

Excellence in a time of struggle

These days, nothing is easy. In recent weeks our community college has been challenged to justify and defend the very existence of community colleges in our state, while suffering major cuts in funding of essential programs such as dual credit for high school students and the developmental courses that are fundamental to student success. Some […]

The college, the legislature and the mission

Each winter when the new year comes around, UNM-Taos Executive Director Dr. Kate O’Neill starts spending more and more time haunting the halls of government in Santa Fe. This year, with a new governor on board and a multitude of philosophical differences colliding within the Roundhouse, it has been particularly challenging, and I asked her […]