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Breaking: Highlands regents select Sam Minner as president

New Mexico Highlands University regents selected Sam Minner as the school's next president during a special meeting on Monday morning. The vote was unanimous.

Minner was provost and vice president for academic affairs at Radford University in Radford, Va.He takes over as Highlands president on Wednesday.

Minner was one of six finalists regents considered.

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