Category Archives: Athletics

UNM Athletics Director Eddie Nuñez Talks Tough Budget Decisions

UNM Athletic Director Eddie Nuñez with Khalil Ekulona

University of New Mexico Athletics Director Eddie Nuñez sits down to talk about the unenviable task of trying to cut roughly 2 million dollars from his annual budget. In addition to the budget concerns, there are also Title IX issues that may impact any decision that is made on the future of UNM’s existing athletics programs. This week, the Board of Regents will vote on a proposal Mr. Nuñez has now sent to UNM President Garnett Stokes that is designed to make UNM Athletics more financially stable moving forward.

The Line: Attorney General Questions Internal Investigation of UNM Athletics Department

NMiF: UNM logo

December 8, 2017 – Attorney General Hector Balderas raised questions this week about an internal investigation into UNM Athletics’ finances that was presented in an oral report to UNM leaders and not put in writing. Should the University be more transparent it its investigation into what happened with financial mismanagement in the past? The Line panel delves into the issue.

Line Panelists
Merritt Allen, Vox Optima LLC
Tom Garrity, The Garrity Group PR
Eric Griego, former state senator
Sophie Martin, attorney