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Work experience


University of New Mexico

F. Chris Garcia is also an alumnus of the University of New Mexico, proud to have worked at his “dream job,” which was to be employed at his alma mater. He served in various roles in both his department and the greater UNM body.


President, Provost, Vice President, Dean, Associate Dean, Director

University of New Mexico
Personnel management Budgeting--formulation and application Leadership Mission, goals and objectives formulation Program Formulation, Application and Evaluation/Assessment Skilled Communication inside and outside the organization Public Speaking Community/Public Relations Decision-Making and Conflict-Resolution Dealing with Adversity and Diversity Team approach--widely consultative and inclusive Lobbying Fund Raising


Bachelor of Arts (B.A.)

University of California, Davis
After graduating with a Bachelor of Arts in Government and Citizenship from UNM in 1961, F. Chris Garcia would go on to attend the UNM Master’s program for Government and secondary education from 1961 to 1964.

Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.)

University of California, Davis
He spent one year at UCLA studying Political Science and Government before going to the University of California, Davis to pursue a Ph. D. in American Government and Politics.