We are baffled by Gov. Susana Martinez’s decision to appoint someone to the Highlands University Board of Regents who has an active lawsuit against the university.
Before we delve into that topic, here’s a disclosure. Among the people who applied for the position was Optic editorial board member Joseph McCaffrey. We have no issue with the governor passing McCaffrey over for the position. Because McCaffrey applied for the regent post, we excluded him from the editorial board’s discussion on this matter.