Office of the Chancellor

The NMSU Chancellor is the university’s chief executive officer and responsible for oversight of the entire NMSU System.

“I see an extremely bright future for NMSU. I’m passionate about this institution and excited about the opportunities we have before us.” – Dr. Dan E. Arvizu, NMSU Chancellor

About Chancellor Arvizu

Dr. Dan Arvizu became Chancellor and the 28th Chief Executive of the New Mexico State University System (NMSU) on June 1, 2018.  NMSU is New Mexico’s land-grant institution founded in 1888 and is presently one of the nation’s foremost Hispanic-serving universities. NMSU is a NASA Space Grant College and is home to the very first Honors College in New Mexico. Dr. Arvizu is the second alumnus and first Hispanic to be hired as the NMSU System Chancellor and Chief Executive. He previously served in various roles at Emerson Collective including Chief Technology Officer and STEM Evangelist, and presently serves as Senior Advisor. He also serves as a Venture Partner for Sustainability for Ridge-Lane Partners, Ltd. and as a Precourt Institute Energy Scholar at Stanford University.


Dan Arvizu