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The Western New Mexico University Board of Regents will be holding a public meeting next Tuesday, July 26th to discuss their evaluation of the university president Dr. Joseph Shepard’s performance in addition to other issues and topics. According to a news release, members are planning to vote on both the past fiscal year’s fourth quarter financial certification and endowment report, fiscal year 2023-24 Research and Public Service projects, and capital project transmittal for a rock-climbing wall. The WNMU Board of Regents executive session begins at 8:30 a.m., while the regular session starts at 10:00 A.M. A recording of the meeting will be posted on the WNMU Board of Regents meetings video archive webpage.

PNM’s “Solar Direct Project” has received a Top Project of the Year Award in the elite Environment + Energy Leader Awards program created to support PNM large customers in achieving their sustainability goals. The program is subscription based along with a new 50 mega-watt utility scale solar field whereby subscribed local governments, educational facilities, and businesses could access at lower cost than producing the renewable energy at their facilities. Leading partners in the PNM Solar Direct Program are local entities that include: City of Deming; Deming Public Schools; Grant County; Town of Silver City; Walmart; and Western New Mexico University.

The Silver City Museum is presenting a History of Mimbres Pottery this Saturday, July 23rd at the Silco Theater in downtown Silver City featuring Danielle Romero, director of the WNMU Museum. The free community conversation will take place from 11:00 A.M. to 1:00 P.M. and includes an opportunity for participants to talk about how objects are expressions of cultural identity. People are encouraged to bring items from home that have personal reverence and share their stories.

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