About the Acting Provost: Craig White, Ph.D.


Craig White ImageActing Provost & Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs  

Craig White became acting Provost of the University of New Mexico (UNM) on January 1, 2017. He joined the Anderson School of Management in 1998 where he is professor of Accounting. Between 2009 & 2014 he was chair of the Accounting department and currently serves as dean of the Anderson School of Management at UNM; a role he assumed in July 2014.

Prior to entering academia, he worked in the tax department of the Fort Worth, TX office of Price Waterhouse. His research and teaching specialization is in the area of federal income taxiation. Dr. White's research interests also include the effect of tax incentives on business decision making, ownership of intellectual property, and business startups commercializing new technologies. His work has been published in a variety of academic and professional journals. His consulting work has focused on helping organizations use data to improve business decision making and to efficiently comply with accounting reporting requirements.

Professor White holds both a Ph.D. and Master's degree from Texas Tech University and a BBA from Texas A&M University.