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University selects vice provost for research

Daniel J. Dwyer, vice president for research at the University of Maine, has been appointed as the vice provost for research at New Mexico State University.

assume the position effective Aug. 1, said NMSU Provost William Flores.

Dwyer's current responsibilities include working with federal, state and private funding sources to identify faculty research opportunities, fostering integration between research and education, assisting industry and others to secure access to university research expertise, working closely with the Department of Industrial Cooperation in commercialization of University of Maine intellectual property, and administering policies that assure research integrity. He also serves as a principal strategist and spokesperson for both federal and state legislative affairs and is a professor in the Department of Chemistry.

Dwyer earned his Ph.D. in physical chemistry from Lehigh University in 1976.

"Dr. Dwyer has significant experience in higher education and private industry," Provost Flores said. "He will help expand the university's research efforts, as well as further develop our partnerships with private industry. Dr. Dwyer will make a wonderful addition to NMSU."

Nena Singleton
June 5, 2002