Presidents of NMSU - William B. Conroy
William B. Conroy was named Executive Vice President in 1985. Dr. Conroy was appointed Interim President in July 1994 and served until July 1995, when he returned to the position of Executive Vice President. In June 1997, Dr. Conroy was appointed President of New Mexico State University. He served until June 30, 2000.
Dr. Conroy has an extensive background in liberal arts and education. He received a B.A. in History from the University of Notre Dame and obtained his M.A. in Education and his Ph.D. in Social Science from Syracuse University. Dr. Conroy held teaching positions at the University of Texas and at the University of Washington before joining the faculty at Texas Tech University, where he served as Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences.