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UNM, NMSU and Rosemont Leadership Institute Sign MOU

May 31, 2012

The University of New Mexico is hosting a joint press conference, along with New Mexico State University and the Rosemont Leadership Institute, to sign a Memorandum of Understanding and to announce a new grant to be awarded to New Mexico students who will attend both institutions by the Rosemont Leadership Institute, a Santa Fe-based non-profit organization founded by Dan Burrell, CEO of Rosemont Realty. The agreement is designed to enable selected students to develop leadership skills that will prepare them to be competitive in the global market place through the Rosemont Leadership Program.

Officials to be present include: Dan Burrell, chairman of the Rosemont Leadership Institute and CEO of Rosemont Realty; Javier Gonzales, vice president, Rosemont Realty and Board Of Regent, New Mexico State University; Barbara Couture, president, New Mexico State University; David J. Schmidly, president, University of New Mexico; Dean Michael Morehead, NMSU College of Education; and Dean Douglas M. Brown, UNM Anderson School of Management.

What: Signing of a new Memorandum of Understanding between Rosemont Leadership Institute, New Mexico State University and the University of New Mexico, and to announce a new grant to be awarded by the Rosemont Leadership Institute in support of the agreement.

When: Thursday, May 31, 2012

Time: 9:30 10:30 a.m.

Where: Jackson Student Center, University of New Mexico Anderson School of Management, Albuquerque, N.M.

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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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