Do universities in New Mexico spend too much money on what’s called “institutional support” compared to academic support and instruction?
A New Mexico Watchdog investigation into schools of higher education in the state shows that in an 11-year period, spending for services associated with running a university has almost uniformly risen much faster than spending on education and academics in general.
Here’s what we [...]
For a non-profit organization dedicated to public service, KNME-TV pays its general manager more than its faithful supporters might imagine. Polly Anderson, the general manager of New Mexico PBS, receives $165,000 a year, plus benefits. Her non-profit salary is right up there with what for-profit corporations pay managers at far larger television stations. Though her [...]
UNM beats NMSU again. Hooray for UNM! A Bronx cheer for NMSU.
UNM’s win this time comes in being an institution that recognizes the duty it owes its funders–the taxpayers–to be open and transparent about how it spends their money. The University of New Mexico launched its Sunshine Portal in May. [...]