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Campus News
Your faculty and staff news since 1965
May 9, 2005
Volume 40, Number 10


Brennan selected diplomat in residence

Martin Brennan, presently the ambassador to Zambia, has been named diplomat in residence at UNM for the 2005-06 academic year.
Brennan has been a member of the Foreign Service since 1976, serving in Washington, Uganda, Rwanda, Burkina Faso, Taiwan and Portugal.
“Ambassador Brennan brings with him a wealth of experience and will be a valuable resource for the students, staff and faculty at the University of New Mexico,” wrote Robyn Hinson-Jones, coordinator, Diplomat in Residence Program, United States Department of State.


Goering named associate provost for Academic Affairs

GoeringWynn Goering will become the new associate provost of Academic Affairs on July 1. He currently serves as special assistant to UNM President Louis Caldera.

“I am very pleased that Wynn will be returning to his roots in academic administration,” said Reed Dasenbrock, acting provost. “His unusually broad range of experience at UNM should serve him well in this role. ”

In his new position, Goering will oversee UNM’s Evening and Weekend Degree Programs and the Graduation Project, started by David Stuart, who recently retired from the post.

Goering’s work as special assistant to the president includes a six-month appointment as interim vice president for UNM Advancement. Prior to joining the president’s staff, he served as development officer at Anderson Schools of Management, and as interim executive director of UNM’s branch campus in Taos.