Executive director of personnel hired
The Clovis Municipal Schools has hired Kerry Parker as the new executive director of personnel, according to a news release.
Rhonda Roberts, who previously held the position, has retired.
Parker previously served as the principal of a technical high school in Connecticut and as an assistant principal and principal in Colorado, the release said.
She brings 14 years of administrative experience with her and is a native of the area. Her position will begin on Monday.
ENMU regents meeting Saturday
The Eastern New Mexico University board of regents will be meeting 3 p.m. Saturday in the administration building of the Portales campus.
The board will consider issuing ENMU system improvement and refunding revenue bonds, review the 5-year capital plan for Ruidoso, Roswell and Portales campuses, a Roswell operating agreement, an emergency management proposal for the Portales campus and an addendum to the spring 2011 graduation list.
The board will also convene into executive session to discuss four limited personnel matters and the annual evaluation of university president.
The board will also discuss a the contract for the president.
ENMU offering course on politics, media
Eastern New Mexico University is offering a four-week course called “Power Games: Politics and Media,” according to a news release.
The three-credit course is an analysis of the relationship between politics and the media. It ties political science and communications together and gives students the opportunity to learn about the way the world is being shaped.
Power Games will be offered in two separate sections. One, Political Science 330, will be taught by long-time political science professor Sue Strickler. The other, Communication 330, will be taught by the newest addition to the Department of Communicative Arts and Sciences, Amanda Gatchet.
Education Digest is compiled by CNJ staff writer Liliana Castillo. She may be contacted at 763-6991, or by e-mail: