Running Out of Time in Santa Fe

February 28, 2009

The College of Santa Fe, a private college known for its arts programs and close faculty-student interaction, has for months been facing closure and hoping for a a bailout from a state university, most likely New Mexico Highlands University. Legislation to authorize such a takeover by the state is moving, but is not a done deal, leading the college to announce that it would close May 22, barring a new plan to finance its operations. Even as it announced these plans, the college was working with legislators to push the takeover legislation, and supporters of the college continue to float new ideas on how to keep it alive.

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