LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico State University's new chancellor and president have unveiled a new administrative structure for the institution, including new positions.

The Las Cruces Sun-News reports Chancellor Dan Arvizu announced Wednesday that his chief of staff Lenny Martinez will lead the new Office of Strategic Initiatives, which includes a new position for a chief marketing officer.

Other new administrative positions include a strategic financial officer who will manage the university's real estate and financial assets and an associate provost focused on issues of diversity and inclusion pertaining to students, faculty and all other staff.

The new positions come as the university's budget is in the red.

When asked how the new positions would be funded, President John Floros said there is no money available, but he hopes to secure the pay from improved revenue.


Information from: Las Cruces Sun-News,