School The University of New Mexico
Location Albuquerque, New Mexico
Enrolment 22,792 (main campus, 2019)
Founded 1889 by the Territorial Legislature
Colors Cherry & Silver
Nickname Lobos (Spanish for wolves, Canis lupus)
President Garnett S. Stokes
Academic Affairs - Provost and Executive Vice President
James Holloway (505) 277-2611
Finance and Administration - Senior Vice President
Teresa Costantinidis (505) 277-7520
Enrollment Management – Vice President
Dan Garcia (505) 277-2794
Human Resources – Vice President
Dorothy Anderson (505) 277-5824
Institutional Support Services – Associate Vice President
Chris Vallejos (505) 277-2171
Research and Economic Development – Vice President
Gabriel Lopez (505) 277-6128
Student Services – Vice President
Eliseo “Cheo” Torres (505) 277-0952
Athletics – Director
Eddie Nunez (505) 925-5510
Health Sciences Center, Interim Executive Vice President
Mike Richards (505) 277-5849
About UNM Newsroom
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After-hours media contacts
The UNM Media Relations phone number 505-750-0866 is answered 24 hours a day throughout the year. A media officer will return your call as soon as possible. Assistance with routine requests is provided weekdays from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mountain Time at 505-277-5813.
UNM Board of Regents
The UNM Board of Regents is composed of seven members who are appointed by the Governor of New Mexico with the consent of the Senate, for staggered terms of six years except for the student regent who is appointed for a two-year term.
Douglas M. Brown, President
Kimberly Sanchez Rael, Vice President
Sandra K. Begay, Secretary / Treasurer
Robert M. Doughty III
Melissa C. Henry, Student Regent
Rober L. Schwartz
For more information, visit UNM Board of Regents
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The University of New Mexico
Albuquerque, NM 87131
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If you arrive on campus in an unmarked vehicle, call UCAM at 277-5813 for a temporary parking permit. The temporary permit is required or cars will be ticketed UCAM has two parking spaces located behind building #85 (University Advisement and Enrichment Center) clearly marked UCAM A70 and UCAM A71. Parking is also available at any pay station.
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UNM is located at 35.084320° N latitude, 106.619781° W longitude.
Wireless service is available on campus. No password is needed to connect using the Lobo Guest network.
UNM Media Relations can help reporters connect with faculty experts in several languages.
Media on campus
UNM Newsroom is the official campus news website. Professional schools and some departments produce their own publications and websites. The Daily Lobo is an independent, student-run newspaper.
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The University of New Mexico’s Main Campus has the largest enrollment out of all of the campuses. There are also UNM campuses in Gallup, Los Alamos Taos, Valencia, and UNM Online.
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