bleedCrimson.net will be conducting a monthy Q&A with NMSU Athletics Director McKinley Boston. In this month's interview Associate AD Steve Macy fills in for a traveling Dr. Boston. Steve discusses NMSU's focus on diversity, the recent disbursement from the WAC as well as a couple of football game day traditions.
bleedCrimson.net:Last month the NCAA Minority Opportunities and Interests Committee (MOIC) finalized a proposal that would hold the NCAA's membership accountable for following institutional hiring procedures. The proposal still needs to be sponsored by appropriate bodies in each division. And recently the NMSU athletics department was recognized by the NCAA for their diversity strategy in Racial Diversity. Can you talk a little bit about that award and what has made NMSU so successful in promoting diversity?
Steve Macy: Diversity is one of the staples and principles that we operate under through the athletic department. It's part of our overall strategic plan and quite frankly part of our mission statement to provide a work environment that is diverse and fair in every way shape and form. It's a great area of emphasis for Dr. Boston and for the rest of us on staff. We're proud of the award and hope we continue to receive awards because it's a good barometer of what we're doing as a department and how we're following through on that strategic plan. Continue Reading This Post >>