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Search begun for Vice President of Student Services

A search and screening committee has been named to fill the position of vice president of student services/dean of students at New Mexico State University, according to Provost William Flores, who is chairing the committee.

ng of applications will begin Nov. 8 and continue until the position is filled, Flores said.

The position reports directly to the president and coordinates closely with the provost/chief academic officer regarding student and academic matters, as outlined in the position announcement. The vice president is responsible for providing leadership, vision and strong strategic direction to reporting 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 branch campuses on student services issues.

"The vice president is expected to promote and develop a vibrant and stimulating community for students through support of the organizations, activities and events that contribute to the cultural, intellectual and recreational life of the campus and provide leadership in the provision of services that encourage and enable student development, well-being, and success," the announcement states.

Search committee members include Eve Adams, Counseling and Educational Psychology; Joe Becker, Library; Jerry Castro, Dona Ana Branch Community College student; Cynda Clary, Agricultural Economics and Agricultural Business; Terry Cook, Center for Learning Assistance; Missy Giacomelli, Housing; Jake Hill, ASNMSU; Karen Lowe, DABCC; Mary Lujan, Graduate student representative; Carol MacAllister, College of Health and Social Services; Valerie Martinez, Athletic Eligibility; Bill McCarthy, College of Engineering; Scott Moore, Student Services; Angela Mora, Admissions; Elizabeth Ortega, Cooperative Education; Laura Gutierrez Spencer, Chicano Programs; Caroline Sweezy, Mathematics; Enedina Vazquez, Counseling and Educational Psychology; and Debbie Widger, Alumni.

For more information on the position announcement or for updates on the progress of the search, persons can check on the university Web page, www.nmsu.edu/vp_search.html.