New Director of Academic Resources

November 18, 2019

Dear Academic Affairs Colleagues,

I am pleased to announce that Ms. Holly Martel has accepted the position as Director of Academic Resources, effective immediately. Ms. Martel has served as the Interim Director of Academic Resources since September 2017, working closely with the Academic Affairs leadership team to represent the comprehensive resource needs of the division. Ms. Martel brings a robust understanding of the CSU system and campus policies and processes.

Ms. Martel received her BA in Social Science with a Minor in Criminal Justice at HSU and a Masters in Public Administration from CSU San Bernardino. Over the course of Ms. Martel’s twenty-four year career at Humboldt State University, she has served in leadership roles within Academic Affairs, Administrative Affairs, and Student Affairs. This broad experience provides her a unique vantage point, affording her a multidimensional and comprehensive understanding of campus-wide perspectives, priorities, and history. 

Ms. Martel has actively contributed to improving campus resource allocation processes, including: providing a streamlined, transparent, and equitable division-wide lens for unit decision making regarding financial allocations, personnel management, and space utilization; contributing to the development of multi-year financial planning and strategic budgeting; proactively addressing changes in funding to align expenses and operations within budget; and enhancing collaboration with various units to inform decision-making regarding resource utilization, costing, and allocation. 

Further, Ms. Martel proudly serves the campus as an equity advocate and a formal student conduct hearing officer, and is a member of a number of critical committees such as the Integrated Assessment, Planning and Budget (IAPB), the University Space and Facilities Advisory Committee (USFAC), the Equity Arcata Police Chief Advisory Panel, the University Resource and Planning Committee (URPC), Emergency Operations Center, and the Office of Academic Affairs Leadership Team. 

Please join me in congratulating Holly. I look forward to her contributions as we collectively work to ensure HSU meets its explicit goal of student success.


Alex Enyedi
Provost and Vice President of Academic Affairs 

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