UNLV Raises $2.2 Million to Fund Harry Reid Endowed Chair in History

President Len Jessup with Jon Huntsman Sr. and Sen. Harry Reid
UNLV announced a $1 million gift in June from Jon Huntsman Sr. to establish the Harry Reid Endowed Chair for the History of the Intermountain West. To date, $2.2 million has been raised and recruitment for the position is set to begin. From left: Len Jessup, UNLV president; Sen. Harry Reid; Jon Huntsman, Sr.
Nov. 15, 2017

 

UNLV has secured $2.2 million to fund the Harry Reid Endowed Chair for the History of the Intermountain West, and recruitment of a scholar to fill the role will begin immediately. The position is the first endowed chair in UNLV’s College of Liberal Arts and will help elevate the history department’s strong reputation as a leader in the study of the region.