Picture of Lori Ciccone
May. 4, 2022


Lori Ciccone is the 2022 Administrative Faculty of the Year!

This award recognizes exemplary administrative faculty who have consistently excelled in their positions and demonstrated significant impact at the university.  

Lori is the Executive Director for the Office of Sponsored Programs and has been an advocate of research, scholarship, and creative activities since her arrival at UNLV.

In her role, she has made significant changes to the Office of Sponsored Programs (OSP) that have helped expedite proposal turnaround and submissions by her team, and she wholeheartedly supports her staff by empowering them and establishing deadlines for critical submissions.

She manages sponsored programs operations, with over 20 personnel, including cradle to grave services of pre-and post-award (financial) grants and contracts administration for research including clinical trials, other scholarly activities, education, creative activities, equipment, and public service at UNLV. 

“Lori’s success is reflected by the high satisfaction of the faculty she and her colleagues in OSP serve, and of those who work for her,” said Ed Synakowski, Vice President for Division of Research. “All of us in the Research Division are proud of Lori’s leadership, and the performance of her team that she inspires. And on top of it all, she is a great colleague on our Executive Team. Congratulations, Lori!”