New Mexico Highlands University (NMHU) is a comprehensive state institution, offering programs in liberal arts, sciences and professional disciplines. The University is committed to excellence in teaching, discovering, preserving and applying knowledge, and is responsive to new opportunities for teaching, learning, research and public service created by a changing environment. NMHU is committed to programs that focus on its multiethnic student body, especially the rich heritage of Hispanic and Native American cultures distinctive to the State of New Mexico. The University aspires to develop broadly literate citizens and leaders, educated in analytical and critical thought, and also in the appreciation of the arts and sciences. In essence, through educational excellence and a dedication to society’s needs, the University is committed to the cultivation and enrichment of the human mind and spirit. NMHU began investing with the State Investment Office in March 2005.