NMSU hopes to not close agricultural science centers
May 28, 2017
LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico State University is not closing any of its 12 agricultural science centers in the state -- at least not yet.
The College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences conducted a self-evaluation of the centers earlier this month as it grapples with less funding in the face of a statewide budget crisis.
College of ACES Dean Rolando A. Flores says closing any of the centers would be a last resort.
"But it is on the table," he said. "In a time of low budgets, we need to rationalize and properly manage our resources."
Flores explained the self-evaluat...