June 15, 2018 – Local media reported this week that at least two female UNM professors are suing the university over unequal pay. In 2015, a report found that female professors were paid less than men although UNM leadership argued that the data didn’t tell the whole story. This week host Gene Grant and our Line opinion panelists discuss this new development and pay equity in New Mexico.
June 8, 2018 – A new report shows UNM’s athletic department is not Title IX compliant, meaning that it falls short of federal guidelines for gender equality. How will UNM’s apparent non-compliance affect the future of several sports programs that are already on the hook due to budget deficits? Gene Grant and the Line speculate on what steps the university might take to level the playing field in order not to lose federal money.
For Further Reading:
AD Nuñez’s hard design on cutting UNM teams got easier , By Will Webber, Santa Fe New Mexican
Dan Foley, former House minority whip
Sophie Martin, attorney
Rachel Sams, editor of Albuquerque Business First
Laura Sanchez-Rivét, attorney at Cuddy and McCarthy, LLP