Category Archives: Activity Report

Activity Report for Week of October 7 – October 13

At a Tuesday meeting with the community college presidents, the Chancellor, and others, we discussed the December System summit.  Among the topics that will be covered at the summit is dual credit. Perhaps the most pressing issue surrounding dual credit is how to fund it. The NM legislature is now paying serious attention to this…
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Activity Report for Week of September 30 – October 6

I spent the beginning of the week on the road with Melody Munson-McGee, seeking input from faculty across the state on the changes to general education proposed by the Statewide General Education Steering Committee. The input sessions took place at San Juan Community College, New Mexico Highlands University, Santa Fe Community College, and the University…
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Activity Report for Week of September 23 – September 29

On Wednesday, September 27, I met with members of the Statewide General Education Steering Committee to discuss the feedback we have been receiving on the general education curriculum model and the learning outcomes rubrics. We also discussed how the general education course certification process will work and the schedule for implementing the curriculum model.  Given…
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Activity Report for Week of September 16 – September 22

On Tuesday, September 19, I met with the NMSU General Education Taskforce to discuss the revised general education curriculum proposed by the Statewide General Education Steering Committee.  Concern was expressed about the need to associate three essential skills with each course, which was seen by some as too many to be taught well in a…
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Activity Report for Week of September 9 – September 15

On Monday, September 11, I joined the Chancellor, the Vice President for Research, and the Vice President for Advancement at a dinner welcoming visitors from Sandia National Laboratory. During the course of the dinner we discussed partnership opportunities, including ways in which we might work together on cyber security issues. On Tuesday, I met with…
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Activity Report for Week of September 2 – September 8

On Wednesday, September 6, I met with a large group of faculty and staff to discuss the management of the Sunspot Observatory. This is an important initiative for NMSU and for our Department of Astronomy. Nevertheless, various concerns were raised that will need to be resolved through negotiations with the National Science Foundation before management…
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Activity Report for Week of August 26 – September 1

On Sunday, August 27, the Chancellor and I hosted a “Thank You” reception for Student Affairs and Enrollment Management and MarCom.  The two teams have worked tirelessly together over the course of the past year to market NMSU and recruit new students.  Due in no small part to their good work, NMSU has attracted its…
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Activity Report for Week of August 19 – August 25

On Monday, August 21, I met with the Aggie Pathway team to discuss numbers, the upcoming year, and how best to meet the needs of students in the Aggie Pathway to the Baccalaureate Program.  In its second year, the program has grown to more than 650 students on the NMSU Dona Ana campus, a very…
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Activity Report for Week of August 12 – August 18

Move-In Day was memorable this year, as it was the first year in which first-year students were required to live on campus.  As a result, residence halls are full and the campus has a new energy. Thanks to everyone who helped make Move-In Day a great success, particularly D’Anne Stuart, Matt Crouse, and the great…
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Activity Report for Week of May 6 – May 14

On Monday, May 8, Team 6 met to learn about the College of Health and Social Services from Dean Donna Wagner and about the College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences from Dean Rolando Flores.  During the course of the meeting, the committee agreed to continue meeting over the summer. On Tuesday, the Administrative Council…
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