Studies dean selected
Provost Brian L. Foster recently announced the appointment of
Teresita E. Aguilar as dean of Graduate Studies, effective Sept.
succeed Professor of Communication and Journalism Kenneth D.
Frandsen, former associate dean of the College of Arts and Sciences,
who has held the position on an interim basis since Oct. 16,
past two years, Aguilar has been associate dean of the College
of Education and Integrative Studies and a professor in the
Department of Ethnic and Womens Studies at California
Polytechnic Univ., Pomona, Calif.
Aguilar has an impressive record of experience in academic administrative
positions. She has been on the faculty and active in graduate
education at two peer research universities. She also brings
significant strengths in the areas of diversity, teacher and
multicultural education and understanding race and ethnicity.
We look forward to working with her, Foster said.
am very pleased to have been selected for this leadership position.
Graduate study, by design, should be the most rewarding educational
experience in higher education. I look forward to collaborating
with and supporting the UNM graduate faculty and students within
and across colleges. I also look forward to working with my
new administrative colleagues and with the staff in the Office
of Graduate Studies as we seek ways to enhance our resource
base, external visibility and internal operations, Aguilar