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Gladys De Necochea to head student services

Gladys De Necochea, vice president for student affairs at California State University at Hayward, has been appointed vice president for student services and dean of students at New Mexico State University. She is scheduled to begin March 25.

pleased to have Dr. De Necochea join us in this important administrative position," said Provost William Flores, who chaired the search and screening committee. "She has extensive teaching and counseling experience, as well as considerable experience in higher education administration."

De Necochea has been responsible for student services at Cal State-Hayward since December 1996 and previously was associate vice president for student support programs at California State Polytechnic University in Pomona. She also has served as dean of students at the University of California, Santa Barbara, and as assistant director of the Career Planning and Placement Center at UC-Irvine.

She has a doctorate in counseling psychology from the University of California at Santa Barbara.

New Mexico State University's vice president for student services is responsible for the following university units: Enrollment Management, Undergraduate Admissions, Financial Aid, Registrar, New Student Orientation Programs, Athletic Eligibility, Campus Activities, Corbett Center Student Union, Student Judicial Affairs, Center for Learning Assistance and Retention, Ethnic Programs, Associated Students of NMSU, Bookstore, Counseling and Student Development, Housing and Dining Services, Placement and Career Services, and Student Health Services. The position also is the liaison with the university's branch campuses on student service issues.

Karl Hill
Jan. 16, 2002