|CONTACT INFORMATION||For the person completing this report.|
|INFORMATION ABOUT THE BOARD|
|Official Name of the Board||Accreditation Liaison Officer (ALO) Council|
|Effective date of establishment||09/2014|
|Board Reports To (if applicable)||Shelly Stovall|
|Scope of Impact||System|
|Type of Board||Standing|
The purpose of the ALO Council is to facilitate communication, coordination and collaboration across all NMSU system campuses regarding regional accreditation by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC) and specialized/professional accreditation of academic and student service units.
The ALO Council serves in an advisory role to the Executive Director of Accreditation and the Office of the Executive Vice President and Provost.
|What is the process for selecting a chair?|
Appointment by position - NMSU Executive Director of Accreditation chairs the council.
|Chair for 2018-19 Academic Year|
|Co-Chair for 2018-19 Academic Year|
|Additional Membership Details|
|Members are appointed by||By Position|
|Position appointment description|
HLC Accreditation Liaison Officer from each independently accredited system campus (Alamogordo, Carlsbad, Dona Ana, Las Cruces), and representative from the Grants campus.
|Are terms staggered?||No|
|Are members subject to reappointment?||Yes|
|Please explain the conditions under which members are subject to reappointment.|
Appointment by position.
|What is the process for filling vacant positions?|
When a representative position is vacated, the new appointee (interim or permanent) is informed of their representative role on this council by their supervisor and/or the Office of Accreditation.
|MEETINGS & ADMINISTRATIVE SUPPORT|
|What university office/function provides administrative support to this board?|
Office of Accreditation
|What are the requirements for the number of meetings to be held annually?|
|Was the requirement for the number of meetings met?||Yes|
|List of Meeting Dates|
Development of a Living Assurance Argument