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PORTALES—Eastern New Mexico University has named two faculty members to new positions: one to handle freshman and transfer advising and the other to assume the responsibilities of UNIV 101, Freshman Seminar.
The new director of Academic Advising is Dr. Suzanne Balch-Lindsay, associate professor of history. The new coordinator of Freshman Seminar is Dr. Dann Brown, associate professor of agriculture.
"Dr. Lindsay has a well-deserved reputation for being an excellent academic advisor," said Dr. Steven Gamble, ENMU president. She will provide the type of leadership that will continue the tradition of providing our students
with the kind of direction they need to succeed in a challenging academic environment."
Dr. Gamble said, "Dr. Brown is thoroughly committed to our students' success. With his varied experiences in working with students, he will bring a wealth of knowledge to the position. He will provide outstanding leadership that will ensure the continued success of our Freshman Seminar program."
Dr. Gamble says that both positions are vital to the retention of ENMU's first-year students. "Although Dr. Balch-Lindsay and Dr. Brown will continue to teach in their disciplines, they are both committed to assisting our students in these two vital areas. We encourage all employees to work with these two fine faculty members in helping them fulfill their responsibilities in these areas essential to Eastern's future success."