ENMU Leadership, Mission and Vision

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ENMU President

Dr. Steven Gamble is the ninth president of Eastern New Mexico University. His responsibilities include overseeing the University’s operations and strategic initiatives, serving as a spokesperson of the University at both a local and global scale.

ENMU President Steven Gamble

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Board of Regents

The Board of Regents is the highest governing body of the University whose broad responsibilities are to supervise, coordinate, manage and regulate all aspects of ENMU. The board consists of five members, one of whom is a member of the student body of the University.

ENMU Board of Regents



Eastern New Mexico University combines a traditional learning environment with 21st century technology to provide a rich educational experience. Eastern emphasizes liberal learning, freedom of inquiry, cultural diversity and whole student life. Excellent teaching and active learning define campus relationships. Scholarship, both primary and applied, cultural enrichment, and professional service are also important contributions of the University community.

ENMU Mission Statement

Strategic Plan

Our strategic plan sets forth goals and strategies that will enable ENMU to progress toward its aspiration of becoming one of the nation’s leading land-grant universities, preeminent in research and discovery, teaching, and engagement.

ENMU Strategic Plan

About ENMU, Portales

Students choose Eastern New Mexico University for our personal touch, accredited academic programs and affordable costs. ENMU offers a variety of services to help students succeed in their academic, personal and professional lives. That's why our slogan is "Student Success–that's what it's all about!"