On Wednesday March 19, 2014 UNLV participated in the Las Vegas Metro Chamber of Commerce half-day symposium, “Head of the Class: Why We Need a Tier One Research University and How UNLV Will Get Us There” at the Four Seasons. The event featured discussions on the benefits for the community in UNLV becoming a Tier 1 university. The keynote presentation by UNLV President, Donald Snyder, was preceded by panel discussions featuring Executive Vice President and Provost, John White, Dr. Robert Lang, Dr. Stephen Brown and Dr. Alan Schlottman.
Press coverage of the event included:
- Channel 8
- Fox 5
- Las Vegas Review-Journal, by Kristy Totten
- Las Vegas Review-Journal, by Steve Sebelius
- Las Vegas Sun