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ANDERSON FACULTY APPOINTED BY GOVERNOR

October 12, 2000

ALBUQUERQUE Professor John E. Young appointed to the Board of Directors of the Small Business Investment Corporation.

Governor Johnson appointed Professor Young to the position September 7 of this year for a 2-4 year term. In his letter to Dr. Young, the Governor said, I am confident that this board will be able to launch a successful program to support business in New Mexico and to improve job opportunities for our citizens.

Dr. Young has been a member of The Anderson Schools faculty since 1987. He serves as the Director of the Entrepreneurship Program for The Schools and was a scholar-in-residence for the Center for Entrepreneurial Leadership for the Kauffman Foundation in Kansas City, Missouri. In addition, Dr. Young is the director of the Small Business Institute program at The Anderson Schools, a consulting program offered by MBA and BBA students to small- to medium-sized businesses in the Albuquerque area. In cooperation with the Albuquerque Chamber of Commerce, Dr. Young developed and teaches the Strategic Management for Small Business course for local entrepreneurs.

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The Anderson School of Management at the University of New Mexico is dedicated to excellence in professional management education. At the Anderson School, faculty, staff, and students are committed to shaping the intellect and character of the next generation of business leaders, advancing the knowledge and practice of management, promoting economic development, and building a vibrant intellectual community that serves the highest and best interests of all our stakeholders.

The School was founded in 1947 and now offers more than a dozen concentrations at the BBA and MBA levels and is accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business in the top 20% of business schools in the nation. The School is funded by the State of New Mexico and further support is generated by The Anderson School of Management Foundation. For more information, the public can visit www.mgt.unm.edu, email info@mgt.unm.edu, or call (505) 277-6471.

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