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CONTACT INFORMATIONFor the person completing this report.
NameTim Nesbitt
EmailEmail hidden; Javascript is required.
Official Name of the BoardAward Selection Committee – Ralph B Crouch Memorial Award
Authorizing Body or OfficialProvost
Type of BoardStanding
Scope of ImpactSystem

To review individuals nominate for the Ralph B. Crouch Memorial Award and select the successful nominee


Authority granted by the Office of the Provost to review and select the successful nominee

Chair for Current Year
NameTim Nesbitt
Chair for Next Year
NameTim Nesbitt
Additional Membership Details
What university function/office is responsible for appointments?

Office of the Provost and the Center for Learning and Professional Development

Members are appointed byAs Individuals
Position appointment description

The Office of the Provost appoints members to this committee

Is membership representative?No
What are the terms of appointment?

Three years

Are terms staggered?No
Are members subject to reappointment?Yes
Please explain the conditions under which members are subject to reappointment.

Subject to Provost approval

What is the process for filling vacant positions?

Chair notifies Provost that a vacancy has occurred.

What is the process for selecting a chair?

Elected by membership

Voting Members
Number of voting members3
Voting Member 1 NameCathy Thomas
TitleSpecial Executive Administrative Assistant
DepartmentCollege of Arts & Sciences
Voting Member 2 NameHong Huang
TitleAssociate Professor
DepartmentCollege of Engineering
Voting Member 3 NameTim Nesbitt
TitleAssistant Dean
DepartmentCollege of Agricultural Consumer & Environmental Sciences
Ex-officio/Non-Voting Members
Number of ex-officio/non-voting members0
What university office/function provides administrative support to this board?

Center for Learning and Professional Development

What are the requirements for the number of meetings to be held annually?

Two meetings are required, one to receive nominations and one to tabulate scoring to select the successful candidate.

Was the requirement for the number of meetings met?Yes
List of Meeting Dates

The call for nominations for the Ralph B. Crouch award is sent out by the Center for Learning and Professional Development (CLPD). This year there were no nominations made for this award. The CLPD resent the announcement and included a "pitch" in a meeting will academic deans, and still no nominations were received. Therefore the Ralph B. Crouch Award was not given in 2016.

Major Accomplishments

The members of this committee have agreed to enhance the communications related to the availability of this award to the general university population through communications with the NMSU Employee Council and Faculty Senate. The committee has coordinated this communication effort with the Center for Learning and Professional Development.