Category Archives: Sports

The Line: New Audit Highlights Ongoing Problems In UNM Athletics

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November 17, 2017 – A recently released state audit shows that financial problems in UNM Athletics appear to go back many years. Will this audit lead to real changes in management of the department? Host Gene Grant and this week’s Line opinion panelists react to the audit and talk about the response so far from UNM officials.

Read the full special audit here

Line Panelists
Dan Foley, former House minority whip
Laura Sanchez-Rivét, attorney at Cuddy and McCarthy, LLP
H. Diane Snyder, former state senator
Harry Van Buren, professor in UNM Anderson School of Management

The Line: UNM Accreditation Review

NMiF: Higher education accreditation

August 24, 2017 – Accounting issues in the UNM Athletics department have sparked a review of financial procedures by the state auditor and attorney general. The Higher Learning Commission, which issues accreditation of schools like UNM, is now reviewing UNM’s policies for handling finances. Host Gene Grant and this week’s Line opinion panelists weigh in on what the public knows right now and how the scandal may influence perception of the university, both in the state and around the country.

Line Panelists:
Dan Foley, former New Mexico house minority whip
Eric Griego, former state senator
Viki Harrison, Common Cause New Mexico
Rachel Sams, editor of Albuquerque Business First