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mgm集团美高梅:美高梅国际官网 Presidential Search

Official mgm集团美高梅:美高梅国际官网 logoThe New Mexico Highlands University Board of Regents would like to announce that it has started its official Presidential Search for the university’s 23rd president. Our next president will replace Dr. Sam Minner, who has served as New Mexico Highlands University’s President since 2015.

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Presidential Applications Are Now Open

New Mexico Highlands University and RH Perry & Associates are now accepting applications for the university’s 23rd President until October 30th, 2023.

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Search Committee

mgm集团美高梅:美高梅国际官网 Presidential Search Committee

The Presidential Search Committee is made up of Highlands’ faculty, students, staff, administrators, alumni, and members of the Las Vegas, N.M. community.

Search Partners

New Mexico Highlands University has retained the services of the RH Perry & Associates search firm to help conduct this presidential search.

Timeline of Events

What is New Mexico Highlands University?

Image of students at the 2023 mgm集团美高梅:美高梅国际官网 graduation ceremonyNew Mexico Highlands University is a public, state-run institution located in Las Vegas, New Mexico, with centers in Santa Fe, Albuquerque, Rio Rancho, Farmington and Roswell, offering undergraduate and graduate degrees. Accreditation information


New Mexico Highlands University is a public comprehensive university serving our local and global communities. Our mission is to provide opportunities for undergraduate and graduate students to attain an exceptional education by fostering creativity, critical thinking and research in the liberal arts, sciences, and professions within a diverse community.


Our vision is to be a premier comprehensive university transforming lives and communities now and for generations to come.

Core Values

  • Excellence
  • Diversity
  • Accessibility
  • Responsiveness

For any questions about the search, please email the search committee chair, Dr. Brandon Kempner, at