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Throneberry selected as NMSU senior vice president for administration and finance

Angela Throneberry, who has been serving as New Mexico State University's interim senior vice president for administration and finance, has been selected to fill the position permanently.


Studio photo of Angela Throneberry, who has been selected as New Mexico State University's senior vice president for administration and finance.
Angela Throneberry, who has been serving as New Mexico State University's interim senior vice president for administration and finance, has been selected to fill the position permanently. (Courtesy Photo)

"I am pleased that Angela has agreed to continue her long and successful career here at NMSU in this challenging role. She has done an exceptional job in an interim capacity this last year and I look forward to working with her on critical issues moving forward," said NMSU President Barbara Couture.

Throneberry began her career with NMSU in 1991 in the Financial Reporting Office. During her tenure with the university, she has held a series of positions with increased responsibility, including assistant athletics director for business, director of financial operations, director of auxiliary business services, assistant vice president for auxiliary services, and associate vice president for administration and finance. Before joining NMSU, Throneberry worked in public accounting as an auditor for both KPMG Peat Marwick and Arthur Andersen. Throneberry is a certified public accountant and graduate of the NMSU College of Business, earning her bachelor's in accounting in 1987.

"I am honored to be selected as New Mexico State University's next senior vice president for administration and finance. As an alumna and longtime employee, it is a privilege to continue my commitment of dedicated service to NMSU," Throneberry said. "I look forward to working with President Couture, the Board of Regents and the entire campus community in fulfilling our mission as the state's land-grant institution and maintaining our commitment to excellence. Together we will meet our financial challenges while advancing our university through achievement of strategic goals and planning for future growth."

As the senior vice president for administration and finance, Throneberry is responsible for the university's financial and administrative operations, including budget and planning; human resource services; accounting and financial reporting activities; university accounts receivable; procurement services and risk management; auxiliary services; information technology and communications; and facilities and services. She will start immediately, at a salary of $220,000.