New Mexico State to begin search for next chancellor

December 28, 2022 GMT

LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico State University is searching for its next chancellor.

The Las Cruces campus announced in a news release Wednesday that the university’s Board of Regents has approved the administration to start looking for a new leader.

Current Chancellor Dan Arvizu’s five-year contract is set to expire in June.

In a memo, the regents said it’s crucial the process of finding a new chancellor start as soon as possible.

They also paid tribute to Arvizu for helping NMSU achieve increased enrollment and spending on research and development.