Academic Dean's Council

CONTACT INFORMATIONFor the person completing this report.
NameMelody Munson-McGee
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INFORMATION ABOUT THE BOARD
Official Name of the BoardAcademic Dean's Council
Effective date of establishmentBefore 1965
Authorized byRegents Policy Manual (RPM)
Board Reports To (if applicable)Executive Vice President and Provost
Scope of ImpactSystem
Type of BoardStanding
Purpose

From Policy Manual (RPM 2.41)
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.

Authority

From Policy Manual (RPM 2.41)
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.

MEMBERSHIP
What is the process for selecting a chair?

There is no process. The chair position belongs to the Provost.

Chair for 2018-19 Academic Year
NameApril Mason
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Co-Chair for 2018-19 Academic Year
Additional Membership Details
Members are appointed byBy Position
Position appointment description

From RPM 2.41-B:
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.

Are terms staggered?No
Are members subject to reappointment?No
What is the process for filling vacant positions?

No process is in existence because position on board belongs to the person who is hired into the role.

Member List
Name Title Member Type
April Mason Provost Voting Member
Greg Fant Deputy Provost Non-voting Member
Rolando Flores ACES Dean Voting Member
Enrico Pontelli A&S Dean Voting Member
James Hoffman Business Dean Voting Member
Susan Brown Interim Education Dean Voting Member
Lakshmi Reddi Engineering Dean Voting Member
Sonya Cooper Interim HSS Dean Voting Member
Miriam Chaiken Honors Dean Voting Member
Elizabeth Titus Library Dean Voting Member
Rod McSherry Interim Associate Provost, IBP Voting Member
Becky Corran Faculty Senate Chair Voting Member
Kathy Brook Assoc. Business Dean, ADAC Chair Non-voting Member
Luis Cifuentes VP for Research, Graduate Dean Voting Member
Renay Scott VP Student Affairs & Enrollment Management Non-voting Member
Natalie Kellner Assistant VP, Institutional Analysis Non-voting Member
Shelly Stovall Executive Director, Accreditation Non-voting Member
David Smith Director of Assessment Non-voting Member
D'anne Stuart Assistant VP, Academic Budgeting & Planning Non-voting Member
Jennifer Hodges Director of CASS Non-voting Member
Melody Munson-McGee Chief of Staff, EVPP Non-voting Member
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?

no requirements on the number of meetings to be held annually.

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

July 24, 2018
August 28, 2018
September 25, 2018
October 23, 2018
November 27, 2018
January 22, 2019
February 26, 2019
March 19, 2019
April 23, 2018
May 28, 2019

Major Accomplishments

Academic programs approved, policies reviewed and discussed, issues brought to council for discussion that affect the academic mission of NMSU.


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