University Leadership



Jay Gogue, Interim Chancellor

Board of Regents

Michelle Lujan Grisham, Governor of New Mexico, Ex Officio Regent from Santa Fe.

Ammu Devasthali, Appointed Regent from Las Cruces, NM for term December 31, 2028.

Deborah Romero, Appointed Regent from Santa Fe, NM for term December 31, 2026.

Christopher Saucedo, Appointed Regent from Albuquerque, NM for term expiring December 31, 2026.

Dina Chacón-Reitzel, Appointed Regent from Albuquerque, NM for term expiring December 31, 2024.

Garrett Moseley, Appointed Student Regent for term expiring December 31, 2024.


Shoho, Alan, Chief Academic Officer & Provost

Gray, Tara, Associate Provost for Faculty Development

McAteer, James, Sr. Associate Provost for Academic Affairs

Stovall, Shelly , Associate Provost for Institutional Effectiveness

Turner, Patrick, Associate Provost for Student Success

Vice Chancellor/Presidents/Provosts

Cifuentes, Luis, VP for Research, Creativity & Strategic Initiatives 

Strong, David, Interim President for NMSU Foundation

Kollmann, Sherry, Associate Vice Chancellor for Digital Learning

Scott, Renay, VP Student Success

Van Winkle, Kenneth, Associate Vice Chancellor External Relations/Economic Development & Branch Executive Director


Camarena, Phame, Dean, Honors College and Crimson Scholars & Interim Dean of the Graduate School

Comerford, Kevin, Dean, Library

Flores, Rolando, Dean, Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences College

Ashenbaum, Bryan, Dean, Business College

Iwasaki, Yoshitaka, Dean, Health, Education and Social Transformation College

Pontelli, Enrico., Dean, Arts and Sciences College

Reddi, Lakshmi, Dean, Engineering College



Cal, Mark P., VP Academic Affairs

TBD, VP Student Success

Salinas, Antonio A., VP Business & Finance

Dona Ana

Torres, Monica F., Campus President

Brooks, Kelly, VP Business & Finance

Woodley, Xeturah, VP Academic Affairs

Ledesma, Amadeo "Ike," VP Student Services


Chavez-Toivanen, Marlene, VP Academic Affairs

Clingman, Patrick, VP Student Services