Month: July 2014

Reading the Situation at Northern New Mexico College from the Outside


I know nothing about the situation at Northern New Mexico College beyond what has been posted on this blog, but here is an open letter from the institution’s president in which she attempts to identify and to address the issues there.


A Letter from Dr. Nancy “Rusty” Barceló,

President of Northern New Mexico College,

To the community of northern New Mexico

May 7, 2014


Dear community members,

In light of the many changes Northern New Mexico College has undergone in the past year, I want to take this opportunity to clarify some of the recent decisions made at the College. It is true that Northern has experienced both successes and difficulties. Just as we celebrate our victories, we must also acknowledge areas where we have fallen short.

I understand that some are questioning the stability of the institution. Given recent publicity, I can  understand how one…

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