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New Mexico State University selects new vice provost for distance education

Carmen Gonzales, director of the Regional Educational Technology Assistance (RETA) Program at New Mexico State University, has been selected as the new vice provost for distance education, Provost William Flores announced. Gonzales will start her new position Monday, April 1.



Carmen Gonzales, director of the Regional Educational Technology Assistance (RETA) Program at New Mexico State University, has been selected as the new vice provost for distance education. (New Mexico State University courtesy photo)

The university conducted a nationwide search and selected Gonzales from a pool of 100 applicants.

Gonzales has a doctorate in curriculum and instruction in multicultural teacher education from the University of New Mexico. In addition to directing the RETA program, she is an associate professor of curriculum and instruction at New Mexico State. She has managed many grant and special projects totaling millions of dollars and made presentations across the country about technology integration.

"Carmen brings an excellent combination of strong academic training and hands-on experience to the position. She knows the campus and the state. Dr. Gonzales has had impressive success with the RETA grant in integrating technology and Web-based curriculum teachers from throughout New Mexico," Flores said.

New Mexico State University's vice provost for distance education reports to the provost and is responsible for coordinating and expanding the university's advanced learning technology programs on campus and at remote sites. The vice provost is also responsible for all continuing education programs, including the Weekend College and the Center for Educational Development.

Photo is available at http://ucommphoto.nmsu.edu/newsphoto/gonzales_carmen.jpg.
CUTLINE: Carmen Gonzales, director of the Regional Educational Technology Assistance (RETA) Program at New Mexico State University, has been selected as the new vice provost for distance education. (New Mexico State University courtesy photo)

Julie M. Hughes
March 27, 2002