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ANDERSON SCHOOLS FACULTY MEMBER TO BE HONORED BY UNM LIBRARIES

December 4, 2002

Professor Avi Shama of The Anderson Schools of Management at The University of New Mexico has been chosen for the UNM Libraries' Faculty Acknowledgement Program for 2002-2003. This award recognizes faculty members from the UNM community that excel in academic productivity through research and publication.

Shama has been at The Anderson Schools since 1983 and was named Rutledge Professor of Marketing in 1999. UNM President F. Chris Garcia recently appointed Professor Shama as special adviser on economic development issues for the University.

The ceremony honoring Shama will be held from 3 to 4 p.m. on Thursday, December 12 in the Willard Reading Room of Zimmerman Library on the UNM campus. During the ceremony, Shama will give a brief presentation on economic development, followed by a question-and-answer session.

Other Anderson Schools faculty previously honored with this award include Richard Reid, Allen Parkman, Dwight Grant, and Jeanne Logsdon.

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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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