Pan Am beer and wine sales on university agenda again

Tuesday, August 6, 2013

Discussions may begin again this fall about whether New Mexico State University should apply for a license to sell beer and wine during sporting events in the Pan American Center.

NMSU officials have said they expect the issue will be up for discussion this year, after the school year begins.

They cite the currently untapped revenue and entertainment value the sales could bring.

The last time the discussion was on the table, in November 2011, now NMSU President Garrey Carruthers expressed his support for the move as co-chair of the Effectiveness and Efficiency committee. The committee advises the university on policy issues.

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