Category Archives: Activity Report

Activity Report April 28 – May 4

Chancellor Garrey Carruthers As I near the end of my career at NMSU, folks are asking me what I will do in retirement.  I think I have it all figured out.  I will continue to host the Domenici Public Policy Conference. The National Policy Center has invited me to join a task force on higher…
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Activity Report April 21 – April 27

Chancellor Garrey Carruthers This fall’s Domenici Conference is shaping up very nicely.  Speaker commitments include former Senator Sam Nunn (good friend of Senator Domenici), former Ambassador Ford (who spoke two year ago on the Middle East and was a hit so invited back), General Wilson (4 Star General standing in for Secretary Heather Wilson and…
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Activity Report April 14 – April 20

Chancellor Garrey Carruthers It was a very busy week on the Advancement/Foundation front as Andrea Tawney and team had the Foundation, Alumni, and Pioneer Boards in for a joint meeting.  I briefed them on our new construction projects; our successes in the most recent legislative session (we received $31.2 million of our $31.4 million request…
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Activity Report April 7 – April 13

Chancellor Garrey Carruthers I have just returned from a visit to my old stomping grounds – San Juan County—where our NMSU delegation had a very fruitful and busy day. After touring Pesco, a manufacturing company (owned by Jim and Kyle Rhodes, Aggie Engineering grads) employing 350 people of which 80 percent are Native American (very…
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Activity Report March 31 – April 6

Chancellor Garrey Carruthers I recently did a focus group exercise with the Presidential Ambassadors. When I asked for their top of mind and immediate response to NMSU, most wrote Aggies or their major.  But one young lady, a Native American student, wrote “home.”  I asked her, why did you write home?  She said she had…
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