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Current Issue:  June 3, 2002
Volume 37, Number 21

Eaton appointed to four-year term

UNM President William Gordon recently announced he has decided to remove the word "interim" from Dr. Philip Eaton's title. Gordon had named Eaton as interim vice president for the UNM Health Sciences Center in 1998.

"There has been wide agreement, both on the campus and in the community, that Dr. Phil Eaton has done an exceptional leadership job ...it is unlikely that a national search could be initiated and completed within the next two or three years, because such a search would require the full involvement of UNM's next president," he said.

"Since there is a critical need to have a regular vice president in Health Sciences, and since that cannot be accomplished via a national search process in the near future, I have decided in consultation with the Regents to appoint Dr. Eaton to a four-year term as vice president for Health Sciences. I do this with the understanding that near the end of this term, a national search will be conducted to fill this position on an ongoing basis," Gordon said.