One known candidate in the running for UNM president position

News

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – University of New Mexico’s president search continues.

One candidate in the running according to the Albuquerque Journal is the New Mexico Higher Education Secretary Barbara Damron. She says she has applied for the position and the university told her others nominated her as well.

The search committee will continue to review and evaluate candidates until the fall.

Chaouki Abdallah currently serves as the school’s acting president after the former UNM president Bob Frank stepped down in December.

Copyright 2021 Nexstar Media Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

Latest Video

Now Trending on KRQE.com

New Mexico Hourly Forecasts ⟶

Albuquerque Hourly Forecast

Don't Miss

MORE IN DON'T MISS

Photo Galleries

MORE PHOTO GALLERIES

News Resources - Maps

MORE NEWS RESOURCES