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New Mexico State University

Presidents of NMSU - Austin D. Crile

Austin D. Crile
1917 - 1920

Austin D. Crile was a farmer and a rancher in Roswell, New Mexico. He held an LL.D. from Tusculum College in Greensville, Tennessee and had served as a chaplain at New Mexico Military Institute. During his tenure, the organizational pattern of the college evolved to include all departments within the schools of Agriculture, Engineering, and General Science.