The New Mexico Higher Education Department (NMHED) is responsible for the review and approval of public college and university Capital Projects Process. The NMHED is committed to the concept of responsible use of public funds for providing appropriate and relevant learning environments for New Mexico's students.
The Capital Projects Coordinator is responsible for the statutory management of all areas for Capital Projects for NMHED, including the Capital Projects Process and the Draw Process for capital funds appropriated to NMHED for Institutions of Higher Education (IHE's).
The Capital Projects Committee provides guidance, reviews, and approves appropriate funding of public higher education facilities. The Capital Projects Coordinator coordinates all work and outcomes of the Capital Projects Committee including monthly meetings for review and recommendation of projects for post-secondary and special school projects. This includes annual state-wide capital outlay hearings leading to NMHED's funding recommendation for capital projects for the IHE's, special schools and tribal colleges.
Ron James, Capital Projects Coordinator
Office Phone: 505-476-8434