Office of the Provost Staff Directory

Office of the Provost

Lakshmi Reddi, Ph.D. 

Interim Provost & Chief Academic Officer 

Email: provost@nmsu.edu

Phone: 575-646-2594

Office Location: Hadley Hall, North Suite

R.T. James McAteer, Ph.D.

Senior Associate Provost

Email: mcateer@nmsu.edu

Phone: 575-646-2594

Office Location: Hadley Hall, North Suite

Cindy Garrett

Executive Administrative Assistant

Email: clgarret@nmsu.edu

Phone: 575-646-2594

Office Location: Hadley Hall, North Suite

Vice Presidents

Teresa Maria "Linda" Scholz, Ph.D.

Vice President of Equity, Inclusion & Diversity

Email: vpeid@nmsu.edu

Phone: 575-646-7942

https://eid.nmsu.edu/index.html 

Luis Cifuentes, Ph.D.

Vice President of Research, Creativity, and Economic Development

Email: ovpr@nmsu.edu

Phone: 575-646-2481

https://research.nmsu.edu/index.html

Renay Scott, Ph.D.

Vice President of Student Success

Email: vpss@nmsu.edu

Phone: 575-646-1722

https://studentaffairs.nmsu.edu/office-of-the-vice-president.html

Associate Provosts

The Associate Provosts are direct reports to the Senior Associate Provost, Dr. James McAteer.

Erica Surova

Interim, Associate Provost for Institutional Effectiveness

Email: surova@nmsu.edu

Phone: 575-646-3352

Institutional Effectiveness

Tara Gray, Ph.D.

Associate Provost for Faculty Development

Email: tgray@nmsu.edu

Phone: 575-646-1013

Teaching Academy

Faculty Fellows

Barbara Gamillo

Accreditation, Faculty Fellow*

Email: bgamillo@nmsu.edu

Phone: 575-646-3817

Sarah Daughtrey, D.M.

Assessment, Faculty Fellow*

Email: sdaughtr@nmsu.edu

Phone: 575-646-2421

Ryan Goss, Ph.D.

Assessment, Faculty Fellow*

Email: ryangoss@nmsu.edu

Phone: 575-646-3297

*These Faculty Fellows report to the Senior Associate Provost, Dr. James McAteer.

Faculty Senate