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New Mexico State University

Presidents of NMSU - Hiram Hadley

Hiram Hadley
1888 - 1894

Hiram Hadley was instrumental in founding Las Cruces College in 1888. When the New Mexico territorial legislature established the Agricultural College and Experiment Station in Las Cruces, in 1889, he was named president, and oversaw the opening of New Mexico College of Agriculture and Mechanic Arts.