Pres. Lopez To Receive UNM Award, Dec. 5, 2001

SOCORRO, N.M., December 5, 2001 -- New Mexico Tech President Daniel H. López has been selected by the University of New Mexico Alumni Association as the 2002 recipient of its Bernard S. Rodey Award.

The Rodey Award criterium states that the annual award is to be conferred on individuals "who have devoted an unusual amount of time in a leadership capacity and whose efforts have contributed significantly to the field of education."

The Tech President will be presented with the prestigious award at the annual UNM Alumni Association Awards Dinner on February 21, 2002, at the Sheraton Old Town Inn in Albuquerque.

López, who was appointed president of New Mexico Tech in 1993, earned his bachelor of arts, master of arts, and Ph.D. degrees at the University of New Mexico, all in the field of political science.