University of New Mexico Provost and Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs James Holloway has invited three finalists to campus for the position of Dean, Anderson School of Management. The finalists include Julie Coonrod, Rami Zwick and Alina Chircu. Each candidate will meet with faculty, staff, students and the community during their visit.  

The finalists:

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Julie Coonrod

Julie Coonrod is a professor of Civil Engineering and interim dean of the Anderson School of Management at The University of New Mexico. She previously served as Dean of Graduate Studies at the University of New Mexico from 2013-2022. She holds a Ph.D. in Civil Engineering from the University of Texas at Austin.

Campus Visit Dates:  Monday-Tuesday, Nov. 6-7
Open Presentation: 
Monday, Nov. 6 at 9:30 a.m. in the Jackson Student Center and online at:


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Rami Zwick

Rami Zwick is a professor of Marketing. He has served as the associate dean for Graduate Programs at the School of Business at the University of California Riverside since 2020. He formerly served as senior associate dean for Programs from 2016-2017.  He holds a Ph.D. in Qualitative Psychology from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Campus Visit Dates:  Thursday-Friday, Nov. 9-10
Open Presentation: 
Thursday, Nov. 9 at 9:30 a.m. in the Jackson Student Center and online at:


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Alina Chircu
Alina Chircu is a professor in the Computer Information Systems (CIS) department at Bentley University. She served as interim dean of Business in 2022 and senior associate dean of Business for Graduate Programs from 2020-2022. She holds a Ph.D. in Business Administration in Information and Decision Sciences from Carlon School of Management, University of Minnesota.

Campus Visit Dates:  Thursday-Friday, Nov. 16-17
Open Presentation: 
Thursday, Nov. 16 at 9:30 a.m. in the Jackson Student Center and online at:

Information on Staff and Faculty forums, as well as CV’s can be found on the Executive Search Webpage