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UNM’S ANDERSON SCHOOLS OF MANAGEMENT SEEKING NOMINATIONS TO HALL OF FAME

January 11, 2002

ALBUQUERQUE, NM, – The Robert O. Anderson Schools of Management at The University of New Mexico is seeking nominations for alumni to be inducted into its Hall of Fame.

Outstanding alumni who have distinguished themselves in their professions and have made significant contributions to their communities may be nominated. Those selected will be honored at a special recognition dinner later this spring. This event is The Schools’ largest friend- and fund-raiser, benefiting student scholarships, faculty research and student career placement activities.

“This program is the long-standing way we recognize those individuals who have made their mark since earning their degree at The Anderson Schools,” said Dean Howard Smith. “Each year, we see the incredible success stories of our graduates through this nomination process and we appreciate the important community support this program generates.”

The deadline for receiving nominations is Friday, January 25. To nominate an outstanding Anderson alum, simply send their name, title, affiliation and address to: The Anderson Schools of Management Development Office, UNM, Albuquerque, NM 87131-1221. Nominations are also accepted by telephone at 505-277-0880 and via email at mchale@mgt.unm.edu.

Awards will be presented at the 13th Annual Hall of Fame Dinner, scheduled for April 18 at the Sheraton Old Town. Cocktails will begin at 6:00 p.m., followed by the dinner at 7:00 p.m.

It is not too early to make reservations for this year’s Hall of Fame dinner. Corporate Table sponsorships are $1000 and include a table of eight and an invitation to the private honorees’ reception beginning at 5:30 p.m. Non-profit organization sponsorships are available for $600, with the same benefits; the cost for individual tickets is $75.

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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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