NMSU Boards and Committees

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CONTACT INFORMATIONFor the person completing this report.
NameDelia De Leon
EmailEmail hidden; Javascript is required.
Official Name of the BoardAdmission Appeals Committee
Effective date of establishment2007
Authorizing Body or OfficialProvost
Type of BoardAd Hoc
Scope of ImpactCampus

Responsible for reviewing all petitions for admission submitted by persons who do not meet the new admission standards. It will be the responsibility of the petitioner to present a convincing rational for granting an exception.


Decision making -
The majority decision of the committee will be final in each case, with no appeal to any other person or group.

Chair for Current Year
NameDelia De Leon
Chair for Next Year
NameDelia De Leon
Additional Membership Details
What university function/office is responsible for appointments?

Executive Vice President and Provost

Members are appointed byCombination
Position appointment description

Members are nominated by the dean of each college and appointed by the provost. A minimum of five committee members must be in attendance before a decision can be rendered on any petition. Alternates will be called as needed to participate in any meeting for which a minimum of five regular members can not be present. Members serve three-year staggered terms.

Is membership representative?Yes

Members represent each college

What are the terms of appointment?

Members serve three-year staggered terms

Are terms staggered?Yes
Are members subject to reappointment?Yes
Please explain the conditions under which members are subject to reappointment.

Appointed by the Executive Vice President and Provost

What is the process for filling vacant positions?

Member nominated by the Dean of each college and appointed by the Executive Vice President and Provost

What is the process for selecting a chair?

Position Appointment by the Executive Vice President and Provost

Voting Members
Number of voting members5
Voting Member 1 NameMaria Castillo
TitleAsst Prof
DepartmentCollege of Arts & Sciences
Voting Member 2 NameKathy Brook
TitleAsscoiate Dean
DepartmentCollege of Business
Voting Member 3 NameDeva Borah
DepartmentCollege of Engineering
Voting Member 4 NameLilian Rogers de Cibils
TitleAsst Prof
DepartmentCollege of Education
Voting Member 5 NameAna Cardenas
TitleAsst Prof
DepartmentCollege of Arts & Sciences
Ex-officio/Non-Voting Members
Number of ex-officio/non-voting members0
What university office/function provides administrative support to this board?

Executive Vice President and Provost

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

As needed

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

No petitions submitted, so no need for a meeting to be held.

Major Accomplishments