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NMSU launches search for senior vice president for administration and finance

New Mexico State University has launched a search for the institution's next senior vice president for administration and finance.


NMSU President Barbara Couture has asked Executive Vice President and Provost Wendy K. Wilkins to chair the search committee for the position. Greenwood/Asher and Associates Inc. has been contracted by the university to work with the search committee. Greenwood/Asher is a recognized leader in university executive searches.

Angela Throneberry is serving as the interim senior vice president. She assumed this role from Jennifer Taylor, who retired from the position last November, after 27 years of service. NMSU's Administration and Finance division encompasses the areas of budget, finance, human resources, auxiliary services, facilities and services, real estate and information and communication technology.

The search committee includes:
Vimal Chaitanya, vice president, Research
Liz Ellis, department head, Finance
Russell Hardy, president, NMSU Carlsbad
Glen Haubold, assistant vice president, Facilities
Julie Hughes, director, Internal Communications and Public Affairs
Yosef Lapid, regents professor, Government
Aida Lopez, business manager, College of Health and Social Services
Michael Morehead, dean, College of Education
Stu Munson-McGee, chair, Faculty Senate
Mary O'Connell, regents professor, Plant and Environmental Sciences
Anthony Parra, director, ICT Business Operations and Financial Services
Ruth Prescott, executive associate, President's Office
Ermelinda Quintela, associate athletic director, Business and Finance
Ricardo Rel, associate vice president, Government Relations
Dave Thompson, associate dean/director, Agricultural Experiment Station
Austin Graham, president, Associated Students of NMSU

Additional information about the search will be available on the NMSU website soon. Visit www.nmsu.edu and click on Administrative Searches Under Way.