Academic Deans Council

CONTACT INFORMATION

For the person completing this report.

Melody Munson-McGee

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INFORMATION ABOUT THE BOARD

Official Name of the Board

Academic Deans Council

Effective date of establishment

Before 1965

Authorized by

Regents Policy Manual (RPM)

Board Reports To (if applicable)

Executive Vice President and Provost

Scope of Impact

System

Type of Board

Standing

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.

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.

MEMBERSHIP

What is the process for selecting a chair?

No process. Chair is the Provost.

Chair for 2017-18 Academic Year

Name

Daniel Howard

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Co-Chair for 2017-18 Academic Year

Chair for 2018-19 Academic Year

Name

Daniel Howard

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Co-Chair for 2018-19 Academic Year

Additional Membership Details

Members are appointed by

By 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 university function/office is responsible for appointments?

Office of the Executive Vice President and Provost

What are the terms of appointment?

Indefinite for named positions.

Are terms staggered?

No

Are members subject to reappointment?

No

What is the process for filling vacant positions?

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

Member List
Name Title Member Type
Rolando Flores ACES Dean Voting Member
Enrico Pontelli A&S Dean Voting Member
Jim Hoffman Business Dean Voting Member
Don Pope-Davis Education Dean Voting Member
Lakshmi Reddi Engineering Dean Voting Member
Donna Wagner HSS Dean Voting Member
Loui Reyes Graduate Dean Voting Member
Miriam Chaiken Honors Dean Voting Member
Elizabeth Titus Library Dean Voting Member
Luis Vaxquez VP, Research Voting Member
Chris Brown Chair, Faculty Senate Voting Member
Greg Fant Deputy Provost Non-voting Member
Bernadette Montoya VP. Student Affairs and Enrollment Management Non-voting Member
Kevin Boberg VP, Economic Development Non-voting Member
Jennifer Hodges Director, CAASS Non-voting Member
Judy Bosland AVP, Office of Institutional Analysis Non-voting Member
Melody Munson-McGee Chief of Staff, EVPP Non-voting Member
Shelly Stovall Executive Director, Accreditation Non-voting Member
Rod McSherry Interim Associate Provost, IBP 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?

None

Was the requirement for the number of meetings met?

Yes

List of Meeting Dates

August 22, 2017
September 26, 2017
October 24, 2017
November 28, 2017
December 19, 2017
January 23, 2018
February, 27, 2018
March 27, 2018
April 24, 2018
May 24, 2018

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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