Following a national search, University of New Mexico Vice President for Student Affairs, Eliseo "Cheo" Torres and Associate Vice President for Student Life Walt Miller, announced the appointment of Tomas Aguirre as the new UNM Dean of Students.

Aguirre comes to UNM from Humboldt State University in California where he served as associate dean of students. Prior, he earned his doctorate in Educational Leadership and Administration from the University of Southern California.

Robert Burford will fill the the Dean of Students role in an interim capacity until Aguirre begins on July 1.

Torres said, "We would like thank Dr. Kim Kloeppel, who has served as the interim Dean of Students for the past three years, for her tireless efforts and commitment to the position."

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