CONTACT INFORMATIONFor the person completing this report.
NameKathy Brook
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INFORMATION ABOUT THE BOARD
Official Name of the BoardAssociate Deans Academic Council
Board Website (if applicable)http://provost.nmsu.edu/academic-structure/committees/adac/
Effective date of establishmentThe group became ADAC about 2002. Previously it was the Deans Advisory Council.
Authorizing Body or OfficialBOR Policy
Type of BoardStanding
Board Reports To (if applicable)Academic Deans Council
Purpose

The Associate Deans Academic Council (ADAC) serves in an advisory capacity regarding academic matters to the Academic Deans Council and other university officials. ADAC assists in the development, review and approval of academic policies and procedures; reviews and approves curriculum changes (course deletions, additions and course changes), proposes and reviews changes to scheduling and registration processes and university catalogs, and reviews and recommends new academic programs and changes to existing programs.

Scope of ImpactSystem
Authority

ADAC advises the Academic Deans Council and other university officials on academic matters. It makes final decisions on course additions, deletions, and other changes.

Chair for 2016-17 Academic Year
MEMBERSHIP
NameKathy Brook
FirstKathy
LastBrook
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Co-Chair for 2016-17 Academic Year
Was there a co-chair for 2016 - 2017?No
NameMonica Torres
Chair for 2017-18 Academic Year
FirstMonica
Co-Chair for 2017-18 Academic Year
LastTorres
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Is there a co-chair for 2017 - 2018?No
Additional Membership Details
What university function/office is responsible for appointments?

Membership is tied to positions -- associate deans on the Las Cruces campus and vice presidents for academic affairs at the NMSU community colleges -- as well as representatives of other offices such as the provost, registrar, and ICT

Members are appointed byBy Position
Is membership representative?No
What are the terms of appointment?

The appointments of voting members (associate deans and vice presidents) are for the duration of their tenure in those 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?

The office represented fills vacant positions, generally with the interim occupant of the relevant position, or a new permanent occupant.

What is the process for selecting a chair?

The chair is elected. Usually the vice chair is elected to serve for a year and then moves into the position of chair for one year.

Number of voting members14
Number of ex-officio/non-voting members9
Voting Members
Voting Member 1
Voting Member 1 NameJerry Hawkes
FirstJerry
LastHawkes
TitleInterim Associate Dean
DepartmentCollege of Agricultural, Consumer, and Environmental Sciences
Voting Member 2 NameBeth Pollack
Voting Member 2
FirstBeth
LastPollack
TitleAssociate Dean
Voting Member 3
DepartmentCollege of Arts and Sciences
Voting Member 3 NameKathy Brook
FirstKathy
LastBrook
TitleAssociate Dean
Voting Member 4
Voting Member 4 NameEnedina Vazquez
DepartmentCollege of Business
FirstEnedina
LastVazquez
TitleAssociate Dean
DepartmentCollege of Education
Voting Member 5
Voting Member 5 NameSonya Cooper
FirstSonya
LastCooper
TitleAssociate Dean
DepartmentCollege of Engineering
Voting Member 6
Voting Member 6 NameKaren Kopera-Frye
FirstKaren
LastKopera-Frye
TitleAssociate Dean
DepartmentCollege of Health and Social Services
Voting Member 7
Voting Member 7 NameTim Ketelaar
FirstTim
TitleAssociate Dean
DepartmentHonors College
LastKetelaar
Voting Member 8
Voting Member 8 NameEllen Bosman
FirstEllen
LastBosman
TitleInterim Associate Dean
DepartmentLibrary
Voting Member 9
Voting Member 9 NameDenise Esquibel
FirstDenise
TitleAssistant Dean
LastEsquibel
DepartmentGraduate School
Voting Member 10
Voting Member 10 NameRolfe Sassenfeld
FirstRolfe
LastSassenfeld
TitleVice Chair
DepartmentFaculty Senate
Voting Member 11 NameMark Cal
Voting Member 11
FirstMark
LastCal
DepartmentNMSU Alamogordo
TitleInterim Vice President for Academic Affairs
Voting Member 12 NameMonica Torres
Voting Member 12
FirstMonica
TitleVice President for Academic Affairs
LastTorres
DepartmentNMSU - Dona Ana Community College
Voting Member 13
Voting Member 13 NameAndrew Nwanne
FirstAndrew
LastNwanne
TitleVice President for Academic Affairs
DepartmentNMSU- Carlsbad
Voting Member 14 NameHarry Sheski
Voting Member 14
FirstHarry
LastSheski
TitleVice President for Academic Affiars
DepartmentNMSU-Grants
Voting Member 15
Voting Member 16
Voting Member 17
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Voting Member 19
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Voting Member 49
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Voting Member 52
Voting Member 53
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Voting Member 57
Voting Member 58
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Voting Member 60
Voting Member 61
Voting Member 62
Voting Member 63
Voting Member 64
Voting Member 65
Voting Member 66
Voting Member 67
Voting Member 68
Ex-officio/Non-Voting Members
Ex-officio/Non-Voting Member 1
FirstMatt
Ex-officio/Non-Voting Member 1 NameMatt Bose
LastBose
TitlePresident
Ex-officio/Non-Voting Member 2
DepartmentASNMSU
Ex-officio/Non-Voting Member 2 NameGreg Fant
FirstGreg
LastFant
TitleDeputy Provost
Ex-officio/Non-Voting Member 3
DepartmentOffice of the Executive Vice President and Provost
Ex-officio/Non-Voting Member 3 NameMichael Schmelzle
FirstMichael
LastSchmelzle
TitleDirector, International Student and Scholar Services
DepartmentInternational and Border Programs
Ex-officio/Non-Voting Member 4
Ex-officio/Non-Voting Member 4 NameShelly Stovall
FirstShelly
LastStovall
TitleExecutive Director of Accreditation
DepartmentOffice of the Provost
Ex-officio/Non-Voting Member 5 NameDacia Sedillo
Ex-officio/Non-Voting Member 5
FirstDacia
LastSedillo
TitleAssociate Vice President for Enrollment Management
DepartmentStudent Affairs and Enrollment Management
Ex-officio/Non-Voting Member 6
Ex-officio/Non-Voting Member 6 NameNorma Grijalva
FirstNorma
LastGrijalva
TitleChief Information Officer
Ex-officio/Non-Voting Member 7
DepartmentInformation and Communication Technology
Ex-officio/Non-Voting Member 7 NameDavid Smith
FirstDavid
LastSmith
TitleDirector of Assessment
Ex-officio/Non-Voting Member 8
DepartmentOffice of the Executive Vice President and Provost
Ex-officio/Non-Voting Member 8 NameKori Plank
FirstKori
LastPlank
TitleCatalog Editor
DepartmentUniversity Registrar's Office
Ex-officio/Non-Voting Member 9
Ex-officio/Non-Voting Member 9 NameJeff Hackney
FirstJeff
TitleAcademic Advisor
LastHackney
DepartmentAcademic Advisors Council
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?

The office of the chair of ADAC provides administrative support.

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

Meetings are generally held on the second and fourth Mondays of each month. There is no requirement.

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

July 11,2016
July 25, 2016
August 8, 2016
August 22, 2016
September 12, 2016
September 26, 2016
October 10, 2016
October 24, 2016
November 14, 2016
November 28, 2016
January 9, 2017
January 23, 2017
February 13, 2017
February 27, 2017
March 13, 2017
March 27, 2017
April 10, 2017
April 24, 2017
May 8, 2017
May 22, 2017
June 12, 2017
June 26, 2017

Major Accomplishments

Numerous course changes were approved and a decision was made to process course changes only once annually, in the fall.
Major edits to the rules and regulations in the catalog were approved.
ADAC reviewed as information items a number of new minors and approved concentrations and reductions in minimum credits required for associate and bachelor's degree programs.


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