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NMSU LEADS 2025 Refresh

With the pandemic easing and a difficult year behind us, this summer provides an opportunity to rest and recharge, and maybe even take a vacation. Travel in a pandemic poses additional challenges, but these challenges can be met through asking the right questions like where you are going, how you will get there, and how…
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Strategic planning: As simple as 1-2-3

Strategic plans fail when they sit on a shelf and collect dust. From the start, Chancellor Arvizu and I have promised NMSU LEADS 2025 would not be merely an item to check off a list but would be a living plan, with key performance indicators (KPIs) assessed annually and key metrics also regularly assessed. The…
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Budget talk: Layoffs, federal funding and investing for the future

In higher education, few topics are as extensively discussed and as comprehensively misunderstood as the budget. University budgets, especially for public land-grant universities, are complex. Revenue comes from many sources. For example: The state of New Mexico contributes to our annual budget and one-time funds; the federal government directly supports competitive research, agricultural research, Cooperative…
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Planning for Fall 2021

DATE: May 7, 2021 TO: NMSU-Las Cruces Faculty and Staff FROM: Dan E. Arvizu, Chancellor ¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬† ¬†¬† John Floros, President   SUBJECT: Planning for Fall 2021 Congratulations, everyone, on another successful academic year. Looking ahead to the Fall 2021 semester, we are asking our entire campus community to apply all we have learned this year…
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Equity, Inclusion and Diversity at NMSU

Date:¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬† April 21, 2021 To:¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬† NMSU faculty and staff From:¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬† John Floros, President Following a national search, Dr. Teresa Maria Linda Scholz has been selected as NMSU‚Äôs first Vice President for Equity, Inclusion and Diversity. She will join us from the University of California Santa Cruz, where she serves as associate vice chancellor and chief…
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