NMSU Provost placed on administrative leave
LAS CRUCES, NM -- NMSU Chancellor Dan Arvizu announced in an email to university employees that Provost Carol Parker has been placed on administrative leave. Dr. Renay Scott will serve as acting Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs. Following is the letter sent Thursday by Arvizu.
DATE: November 11, 2021
TO: All NMSU Employees
FROM: Dan E. Arvizu and John Floros
SUBJECT: Acting Provost
We are officially announcing that NMSU Vice President for Student Success Renay Scott will serve as acting Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs. This temporary appointment is necessary while Provost Carol Parker is on administrative leave.
Dr. Scott has a long and distinguished career in higher education, having previously served as president of Doña Ana Community College and as Provost and dean of Arts and Sciences at Owens Community College. As one of our senior NMSU leaders, she will ensure the important work of the Provost’s Office continues during this time.
As always, NMSU remains focused on our land-grant mission to serve our students and the people of New Mexico through education, research and outreach.
Dan E. Arvizu
New Mexico State University
P. O. Box 30001 MSC 3Z
Las Cruces, NM 88003-8001
575-646-2035 (o) 575-646-6334 (f)