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Candidate for associate vice president for enrollment management to be interviewed

J. Leon Washington, associate vice president for enrollment services at San Jose State University, will be interviewed Thursday, May 8, for the position of associate vice president for enrollment management at New Mexico State University, search committee chair Rebecca Dukes said today.


lso said Bonnie Scranton, registrar at Antioch College in Ohio, has withdrawn as a candidate.

Washington has been associate vice president at the San Jose, Calif., institution since 1997. From 1995 to 1997, he was director of student outreach and recruitment at San Jose State. Before that, he held a variety of administrative positions in admissions and financial aid at Alma College in Michigan, Oberlin College in Ohio, Amherst College in Massachusetts, and Iowa State University in Ames, Iowa. He has a master's degree in anthropology from California State University, Hayward, and a bachelor's degree in biology with minors in psychology and English from Dakota Wesleyan University in Mitchell, S.D.

The day-long interview will include two open forums: one for faculty and staff at 3:30 - 4 p.m. in the Student Senate Chambers in Corbett Center; and another for students from 4 to 4:30 p.m. in the same location.

There are two other candidates for the position: Susan McKinnon, associate vice president for enrollment management at the University of Alabama-Birmingham, who was interviewed Wednesday, April 24; and William N. Anderson, associate vice president for enrollment services at New Jersey Institute of Technology in Newark, N.J., who will be on campus Wednesday, May 1.

Candidates' resumes and full itineraries are posted on the university Web site at http://www.nmsu.edu/vp_search.html.

Nena Singleton
April 25, 2002