Len Jessup joined UNLV as its 10th president in January 2015. An accomplished leader in higher education, Jessup brings experience as a university professor, administrator, entrepreneur, and fundraiser.
Academic units comprise the university's colleges, schools, departments, and educational programs. The provost's office oversees these units and is charged with ensuring the quality of faculty and the student body as well as academic and budgetary policy, expanding the research enterprise, and maintaining overall educational excellence. Officers reporting to the provost include: