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New Mexico State University

University Library News Release

Date: February 28, 2006


CONTACT: Jeanette Smith, NMSU Library, (505) 646-7492,

McKee Foundation Gives $12,000 to Library

The NMSU Library has received a gift of $12,000 from the Robert E. and Evelyn McKee Foundation of El Paso. The gift will be used for the purchase of current engineering reference materials for the Library's collection.

The Library remembers Robert E. McKee as the "master builder" who built major structures in El Paso as well as Los Angeles, Dallas, Atlanta and other cities.

The selection of the engineering resources will be conducted by reference librarian Sylvia Ortiz. For more information, please contact Ortiz at (505) 646-7481.