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Anderson School of Management Hosts First Fall Meeting of Investment Management Program

September 8, 2009

The Anderson School of Management will host a meeting of its Investment Management Program (IMP) on September 14th, welcoming back its Investment Advisory Committee for the 09-10 year and introducing them to a new class of finance students.

Three Anderson finance courses allow students to manage millions of real dollars under the guidance of Anderson faculty members, who are lead by IMP Director Dr. Sul Kassicieh. Funds are managed on behalf of the UNM Regents and the NM State Investment Council.

Students will present stock and portfolio reviews and recommendations to the Investment Advisory Committee, a group of investment professionals who offer first-hand feedback and guidance while evaluating recommendations made. These professionals represent the NM State Investment Council, Sandia National Laboratories, PNM Resources Inc., Thornburg Investment Management, Wells Fargo Bank, Wachovia, the Rikoon Company, RBC Dain Rauscher Inc., and Davis Selected Advisers. Committee members will continue to meet with students throughout the fall and spring terms.

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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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