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The Line: Accountability And UNM Athletics

UNM Athletics

July 27, 2018 – The UNM Board of Regents voted last week to eliminate four sports to address financial issues in the Athletics Department. The cuts included men’s soccer, men’s and women’s skiing and women’s beach volleyball. The Athletics Department also plans to reduce the rosters of several additional sports. 

Host Gene Grant and this week’s Line panelists discuss reactions to the cuts and the ongoing financial troubles in the Athletics Department.

Watch our interview last week with Athletic Director Eddie Nuñez

Line Panelists:

Merritt Allen, owner and executive director, Vox Optima LLC

Viki Harrison, director of state operations, Common Cause

Andy Lyman, reporter, NM Political Report

Dan McKay, reporter, Albuquerque Journal

The Line: New Audit Highlights Ongoing Problems In UNM Athletics

NMiF: UNM logo

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