FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – Las Cruces, NM.
Celebrating the heritage of New Mexico State University, the NMSU Archives & Special Collections will be hosting a series of lectures leading up the NMSU’s Founders Day on April 10. Each lecture will be from 2-3 p.m. in the Milton Gallery on the fourth floor of the Branson Library.
On Monday, April 6, State Historian Rick Hendricks will present “Politics and Higher Education in Post-Statehood New Mexico.”
On Tuesday, April 7, Kelly Allred, retired NMSU professor of Range Sciences, will present “Early New Mexico Biologists Elmer O. Wooton and Paul Standley.”
On Wednesday, April 8, NMSU University Archivist Martha Shipman Andrews will speak on “Brains, Integrity and Ambition: Recruiting Faculty to New Mexico’s Land-grant College.”
On Thursday, April 9, Walter G. Hines, NMSU alumnus from the Class of 1966, will present “Early Athletics Programs at New Mexico State College.”
For more information, contact the NMSU Archives at (575) 646-3839.