The NMSU System Diversity Council is a standing advisory body to the Chancellor of NMSU.


The NMSU System Diversity Council is authorized to serve the following functions:

  1. To examine structural issues and policies to provide advice to the NMSU President relating to discrimination, diversity, and inclusion throughout the NMSU system. These issues include and are not limited to: the recruitment and retention of underrepresented students, faculty and staff at all NMSU campuses, and the systematic development and maintenance of equity and inclusion throughout the NMSU system. The creation of this system-wide diversity council does not preclude the individual campuses from appointing a campus-based group, ad hoc or standing, to address diversity issues. Advice and recommendations from such campus groups to central administration shall be brought to the NMSU System Diversity Council through each campus’ member representative on the NMSU System Diversity Council.
  2. To provide informed advice on equity and access as well as actively participate in university process to assist in the development, assessing and achieving NMSU LEADS 2025 Diversity Goals and supporting planning documents that will be developed by our units and community colleges.