Welcome to the University of New Mexico!



James Holloway
UNM Provost James Holloway

There are few events as affirming to the life of a university as the joining of new colleagues to the community of discovery that is at our core.  I am excited that you have elected to commence your career here at UNM, uniting with a university that we call “the University For New Mexico.”  Our state is a special place, comprising a diversity of peoples, a diversity of landscapes, and a diversity of cultures that are to be found nowhere else.  Our university is dedicated to supporting a distinct student body that is unlike that of any other R1 institution, and is dedicated to serving the state through our missions of education, service, patient care, and discovery.  Having you with us, to add your intellectual talents, your creativity, and your energy, to this mission is wonderful, and we are eager to support your success here in Albuquerque.


Welcome to the Lobo Family!


James Paul Holloway

Professor of Nuclear Engineering and Provost and Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs


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UNM Vice President for Research Ellen R. Fisher

On behalf of the entire Office of the Vice President for Research, I congratulate you on your recent appointment at the University For New Mexico. A key mission of any research university is the pursuit of new knowledge, discoveries, and innovations that can lead to solutions for our planet and our peoples.  We are delighted to welcome you as we value the energy and enthusiasm you bring to our campus and believe you will uniquely contribute to the research, scholarship, and creativity that are hallmarks of our institution.  We are invested in your success and look forward to the many ways you will contribute to the discovery environment at UNM.  Please let us know how we can support you through our services and programs.


Go Lobos!


Ellen R. Fisher

Professor of Chemistry and Chemical Biology and Vice President for Research

Upcoming Events for Faculty


UNM welcome signApart from our amazing faculty, the UNM campus is a wonderful place located in a robust city. Read more about our campus and about Albuquerque. You can see our Five Things to Know video series.

Faculty Resources

UNM has a variety of resources for faculty on everything from teaching to finding funding and relaxing on campus. See our compilation of resources available to you at UNM.


Faculty guide to student resources

UNM works hard to support students with health and well being programs around campus. See our guide for faculty of the resources available including physical and mental health facilities, support centers and more.

Beyond the pandemic guide for faculty

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COVID has changed so much, including the way we teach, interact with students and show up at work. See our guide for faculty for the latest information, policies and opportunities for faculty.


Videos of interest from Advance at UNM

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