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Search begun for dean of Graduate School

A search committee has been established to seek candidates for the position of dean of the Graduate School at New Mexico State University, said Danny Arnold, dean of the university's College of Business Administration and Economics, who is chairing the committee.

ition is being advertised and the first review of applications will begin on Feb. 1, 2002, Arnold said.

As the chief academic and administrative officer of the Graduate School, the dean provides leadership in developing academic programs and in promoting high standards of teaching, scholarship and creative activity.

New Mexico State has 2,640 graduate students in 49 master's degree programs and 26 doctoral degree programs.

Other members of the search committee are Ida Baca of the university's Center for International Programs; Sue Brown, Center for Learning Assistance; Steve Castillo, Klipsch School of Electrical and Computer Engineering; Rudolfo Chavez Chavez, Curriculum and Instruction; Mike Davis, Black Programs; David Finston, Mathematical Sciences; Dan French, Finance; Dennis Hallford, Animal and Range Sciences; Jimi Ickes, Graduate School; Gary Mayhood, Library; Kenneth Paap, College of Arts and Sciences; Ramona Parra, Agronomy and Horticulture; Felipe Peralta, Social Work; TuShun Powers, a graduate student in molecular biology; Mike Zimmerman, Registrar's Office; and Satya Krishnan, Health Science.