CONTACT INFORMATIONFor the person completing this report.
NameMelody Munson-McGee
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INFORMATION ABOUT THE BOARD
Official Name of the BoardAcademic Deans Council
Board Website (if applicable)http://provost.nmsu.edu/academic-structure/committees/academic-deans-council/
Effective date of establishmentBefore 1965
Authorizing Body or OfficialBOR Policy
Type of BoardStanding
Purpose

From Policy Manual
1. Provide an administrative vehicle for the dissemination of information, provide ready pooling of ideas, and provide a testing ground for the matters of concern to the administration of the university.
2. Make recommendations and discuss with the Chancellor problems relating to improvement in the administration of the institution.
3. Act as a sounding board and evaluation body for new ideas emanating from the staff or administration.
4. Consider ways and means of improving the academic quality and other aspects of the institution, including proposals dealing with academic policies and programs.
5. Coordinate efforts of the various deans and provide for desirable uniformity in carrying out institutional policy.
6. Provide administration-level coordination between the various agencies, colleges, and schools of the university.
7. Stimulate other official groups in the full development of action within respective areas.
8. Establish, from time to time, special committees and groups to render specialized service in developing recommendations in given areas.
9. Consider recommendations emanating from the NMSU Employee Council when appropriate.

Scope of ImpactSystem
Authority

1. Provide an administrative vehicle for the dissemination of information, provide ready pooling of ideas, and provide a testing ground for the matters of concern to the administration of the university.
2. Make recommendations and discuss with the Chancellor problems relating to improvement in the administration of the institution.
3. Act as a sounding board and evaluation body for new ideas emanating from the staff or administration.
4. Consider ways and means of improving the academic quality and other aspects of the institution, including proposals dealing with academic policies and programs.
5. Coordinate efforts of the various deans and provide for desirable uniformity in carrying out institutional policy.
6. Provide administration-level coordination between the various agencies, colleges, and schools of the university.
7. Stimulate other official groups in the full development of action within respective areas.
8. Establish, from time to time, special committees and groups to render specialized service in developing recommendations in given areas.
9. Consider recommendations emanating from the NMSU Employee Council when appropriate.

Chair for 2016-17 Academic Year
MEMBERSHIP
NameDaniel Howard
FirstDaniel
LastHoward
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Co-Chair for 2016-17 Academic Year
Was there a co-chair for 2016 - 2017?No
NameDaniel Howard
Chair for 2017-18 Academic Year
FirstDaniel
Co-Chair for 2017-18 Academic Year
LastHoward
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Is there a co-chair for 2017 - 2018?No
Additional Membership Details
What university function/office is responsible for appointments?

Office of the Executive Vice President and Provost

Members are appointed byBy Position
Position appointment description

From Policy Manual: Membership: The Academic Deans Council is composed of the Chancellor, the executive vice president and provost, the vice president for research, the academic deans, the dean of the university Library, the community colleges campus executive officers, and the chair of the Faculty Senate.

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

Indefinite for named positions.

Are terms staggered?No
Are members subject to reappointment?No
List board members for the 2016-17 academic year:For each member, provide name, title and college/department affiliation under the appropriate heading below (i.e. voting member OR ex-officio/non-voting member).
What is the process for filling vacant positions?

No process exists because position belongs to the person hired into the role.

What is the process for selecting a chair?

No process. Chair is the Provost.

Number of voting members13
Number of ex-officio/non-voting members0
Voting Members
Voting Member 1
Voting Member 1 NameGarrey Carruthers
FirstGarrey
LastCarruthers
TitleChancellor
DepartmentPresident's Office
Voting Member 2 NameDaniel Howard
Voting Member 2
FirstDaniel
LastHoward
TitleProvost
Voting Member 3
DepartmentProvost's Office
Voting Member 3 NameRolando Flores
FirstRolando
LastFlores
TitleDean, College of Agricultural, Consumer, and Environmental Sciences
Voting Member 4
Voting Member 4 NameEnrico Pontelli
DepartmentCollege of Agricultural, Consumer, and Environmental Sciences
FirstEnrico
LastPontelli
TitleDean, College of Arts and Sciences
DepartmentCollege of Arts and Sciences
Voting Member 5
Voting Member 5 NameJames Hoffman
FirstJames
LastHoffman
TitleDean, College of Business
DepartmentCollege of Business
Voting Member 6
Voting Member 6 NameDon Pope-Davis
FirstDon
LastPope-Davis
TitleDean, College of Education
DepartmentCollege of Education
Voting Member 7
Voting Member 7 NameLakshmi Reddi
FirstLakshmi
TitleDean, College of Engineering
DepartmentCollege of Engineering
LastReddi
Voting Member 8
Voting Member 8 NameDonna Wagner
FirstDonna
LastWagner
TitleDean, College of Health and Social Services
DepartmentCollege of Health and Social Services
Voting Member 9
Voting Member 9 NameElizabeth Titus
FirstElizabeth
TitleDean
LastTitus
DepartmentLibrary
Voting Member 10
Voting Member 10 NameMiriam Chaiken
FirstMiriam
LastChaiken
TitleDean, Honors College
DepartmentHonors College
Voting Member 11 NameLoui Reyes
Voting Member 11
FirstLoui
LastReyes
DepartmentGraduate School
TitleDean, Graduate School
Voting Member 12 NameLuis Vazquez
Voting Member 12
FirstLuis
TitleInterim, Vice President
LastVazquez
DepartmentResearch
Voting Member 13
Voting Member 13 NameChristopher Brown
FirstChristopher
LastBrown
TitleChair, Faculty Senate
DepartmentDepartment of Geography
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Ex-officio/Non-Voting Members
Ex-officio/Non-Voting Member 1
Ex-officio/Non-Voting Member 2
Ex-officio/Non-Voting Member 3
Ex-officio/Non-Voting Member 4
Ex-officio/Non-Voting Member 5
Ex-officio/Non-Voting Member 6
Ex-officio/Non-Voting Member 7
Ex-officio/Non-Voting Member 8
Ex-officio/Non-Voting Member 9
Ex-officio/Non-Voting Member 10
Ex-officio/Non-Voting Member 11
Ex-officio/Non-Voting Member 12
Ex-officio/Non-Voting Member 13
Ex-officio/Non-Voting Member 14
Ex-officio/Non-Voting Member 15
Ex-officio/Non-Voting Member 16
Ex-officio/Non-Voting Member 17
Ex-officio/Non-Voting Member 18
Ex-officio/Non-Voting Member 19
Ex-officio/Non-Voting Member 20
Ex-officio/Non-Voting Member 21
Ex-officio/Non-Voting Member 22
Ex-officio/Non-Voting Member 23
Ex-officio/Non-Voting Member 24
MEETINGS & ADMINISTRATIVE SUPPORT
What university office/function provides administrative support to this board?

Provost's Office

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

None

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

August 3, 2016 (July meeting was postponed a week)
August 23, 2016
September 27, 2017
October 25, 2017
November 29, 2017
December 20, 2017
January 24, 2017
February 28, 2017
March 28, 2017
April 25, 2017
May 23, 2017
June 27, 2017

Major Accomplishments

Policy discussions and reviews, administrative level coordination of a wide variety of initiatives, such as compliance training, Student success and enrollment initiatives, accreditation, faculty credentialing, promotion and tenure policy review, new academic programs, and distance education.


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