New Mexico Highlands University Dean of Students Fidel Trujillo submitted his resignation on Monday. His resignation becomes effecting on Feb. 17. He has held the position since Jan. 2011.
In his resignation letter addressed to Highlands President Sam Minner, Trujillo wrote that he plans to pursue other professional opportunities.
In an interview Thursday morning, Trujillo said he was looking at a couple of other positions in the educational field. He added that he has not applied for the Mora superintendent position.