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Kevin James Comerford joins NMSU as Library dean

Following a national search, NMSU selected Kevin James Comerford as the next dean of the NMSU Library. He began his new role in March 2022. 

“NMSU has a dedicated team of library employees, and I’m honored to join them as the new dean of the library,” says Comerford. “I’m also very excited to be at NMSU when the university is working toward new goals and an expanded role in New Mexico higher education.”

Comerford holds a Master of Information Science degree from the University of North Texas and a Master of Fine Arts degree from Texas Christian University. He also has a bachelor’s degree in studio art from Texas A&M. 

Comerford has a wide range of experience involving implementation of extensive resources and programs, projects, teaching and publications. He says the NMSU Library will significantly increase its role in supporting student success and faculty research.