Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

College Hires Richardson.

Byline: Wren Propp Journal Staff Writer

Ex-Energy Secretary To Be Special Adviser

Former Secretary of Energy Bill Richardson has added another posting to his post-Clinton-administration career: He's accepted an appointment as special adviser to the president of the Armand Hammer United World College of the American West outside Las Vegas, N.M.

College President Phil Geier said Monday that Richardson, a former representative from the 3rd Congressional District in northern New Mexico, informally agreed to a one-year contract at the school.

"Clearly we are very excited" to have Bill Richardson working with the college, Geier said. "Someone of this stature would lend credibility and stature" to the college, he said. …

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