News: Articles by Stephanie Montoya

Higher Education Department announces new laws going into effect in June

15 Jun, 2023 Stephanie Montoya
Changes to financial aid programs for teachers, healthcare workers and more coming this month

Higher Education Department offering $5 million in debt forgiveness for teachers

5 Jun, 2023 Stephanie Montoya
Teacher Loan Repayment Program application open until August 1

Higher Education Department appoints Luis Carlos Campos as chair of Higher Education Capital Outlay Committee

24 May, 2023 Stephanie Montoya
Over $175 million will go toward capital projects and initiatives at colleges, universities and special schools statewide

Gov. Lujan Grisham, tribal leaders hold semiannual Government-to-Government Summit

17 May, 2023 Stephanie Montoya
Discussions centered on improving educational outcomes for Native American students

GEAR UP program hosts first annual Native American college readiness conference

11 May, 2023 Stephanie Montoya
Over 120 students, parents, and educators gather to explore college & career pathways

State of New Mexico announces new initiatives to address college food insecurity

5 May, 2023 Stephanie Montoya
Higher Education Department, UNM Basic Needs Project investigate college basic needs statewide

State encourages New Mexicans to explore college, career options with

5 May, 2023 Stephanie Montoya
The New Mexico Higher Education Department is encouraging New Mexicans to explore options for college and career training through its new and improved website at

Higher Education Secretary Rodriguez issues statement on tuition increases

1 May, 2023 Stephanie Montoya
Higher Education Secretary Stephanie M. Rodriguez issued a statement following the decision of various four-year higher education institutions to increase tuition for the 2023-2024 academic year:

Gov. Lujan Grisham to pursue anti-hazing legislation in next session

28 Apr, 2023 Stephanie Montoya
Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham issued a statement following the filing of another lawsuit against a public higher education institution related to sexual abuse: