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Faculty morale called low at New Mexico Tech

Created: 01/27/2014 8:31 AM
By: The Associated Press

SOCORRO, N.M. (AP) - A longtime faculty professor at New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology says the school has run aground, with faculty members leaving amid low morale and disjointed leadership.
    
Former geophysics professor Richard Aster' resignation letter says there's been a steady erosion of collegiality at the Socorro school known as New Mexico Tech.
    
According to the Albuquerque Journal, New Mexico Tech President Daniel Lopez, acknowledges there are morale issues. He blames state budget cuts resulting from the Great Recession.
    
Lopez also says he's taking steps to give faculty members more voice.

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