University of New Mexico President Garnett Stokes will announce the results of a recently completed report regarding the University’s economic impact on the state of New Mexico on Tuesday, Aug. 28 beginning at 7:30 a.m. at the Lobo Rainforest Building located at 101 Broadway, N.E.

The new study is the first of its kind to quantify the economic contributions of the entire UNM system—comprised of main campus, health sciences campus (medical school, cancer center, hospitals, medical group), and four branch campuses. The study also includes the impact on economic productivity of UNM alumni.

WHO: The University of New Mexico
WHAT: 2018 Statewide Economic Impact of The University of New Mexico
WHEN: Tuesday, Aug. 28, 7:30 – 8:30 a.m.
WHERE: Lobo Rainforest Building, 101 Broadway, NE


  • Introduction - Lisa Kuuttila, CEO & chief economic development officer, STC.UNM
  • Welcome – Master of Ceremonies, Sandra Begay, board chair, STC.UNM
  • Remarks from New Mexico Gas Company, Inc., President Ryan Shell
  • Remarks from the University of New Mexico – President Garnett S. Stokes
  • Open for questions
  • Close

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