Dorothy Anderson, MA, SPHR
Vice President for Human Resources
Dorothy Anderson is the Vice President for Human Resources for the University of New Mexico. She is proud to represent over 70 human resource professionals serving our campus community. Her oversight involves the following key areas: Benefits and Wellness, Client Services, Compensation, Employee & Labor Relations, Employee & Organizational Development, HR Finance and Business Services, and HR Information Technology. In this capacity, she is responsible for human resources services delivered to the university serving 25,816 students and 23,322 employees.
She has over 25 years of experience in public education in New Mexico and human resources, including 17 years in K-12 education and eight years in higher education. Today, she leads the Division of Human Resources at UNM by identifying business needs and aligning them with HR’s Mission and Vision, and the Regent’s Guiding Principles.
A Note from VP Anderson: The world of work is becoming increasingly complicated as we strive to manage compliance and business needs with practical solutions, and I invite each of you to contact me personally if I can assist in making your job just a little better.
As a strategic partner, we support the University’s success by:
- Providing guidance, tools, and processes to foster a culture of workforce effectiveness
- Designing, implementing, and promoting a total rewards program that attracts and retains high quality employees