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10/02/2012 09:09 am ET Updated Dec 02, 2012

Couture Resigns As NMSU President

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Barbara Couture's tenure as president of New Mexico State University ended abruptly today with the board of regents' acceptance of her resignation in what board Chairman Mike Cheney described as a "mutually agreeable separation."

Couture has taken a position with the Association of Public Land Grant Universities and will be paid $450,000 severance.

The board did not provide any specific reasons for Couture's resignation. Cheney said the board would respect the privacy of what he described as confidential personnel matters.

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