Neal Smatresk

UNLV President

Neal J. Smatresk was appointed president of the University of Nevada, Las Vegas on Aug. 6, 2009. Under his direction, UNLV has hit a number of milestones and academic achievements, positioning the university as a leader in the dynamic Intermountain West. Smatresk emphasizes UNLV’s role in improving educational access and success for diverse students, garnering the research and innovation needed to diversify Southern Nevada’s economic base, and supplying critically needed services for this dynamic region.

Articles by Neal Smatresk

Campus News | November 14, 2013
In his UNLV Magazine column, President Neal Smatresk explains why Nevada needs UNLV to take its place among the nation's top universities.
Research | September 1, 2013
UNLV President Dr. Neal J. Smatresk and Interim Vice President for Research and Economic Development Dr. Thomas Piechota welcome UNLV Innovation readers to the Winter 2013 issue.
Research | August 2, 2012
UNLV president Dr. Neal J. Smastrek, and Interim Vice President for Research and Dean of the Graduate College Dr. Thomas Piechota welcome readers to the fall 2012 issue of Innovation magazine.
People | April 9, 2012
UNLV Neal Smatresk on how UNLV has worked for a more diversified economy, supported the downtown renaissance, and launched innovative educational programs.
Campus News | May 16, 2011
Research | March 29, 2011
UNLV President Dr. Neal J. Smatresk and Vice President for Research and Dean of the Graduate College Dr. Ron Smith welcome readers to the Spring 2011 issue of Innovation.
Neil Smatresk
Campus News | November 10, 2010
In his UNLV Magazine column, President Neal Smatresk talks about the UNLV initiatives that are enriching Nevada's economy and quality of life.
Campus News | March 25, 2010
Campus News | September 30, 2009
UNLV President Neal Smatresk on the entrepreneurial, innovative, and unconventional spirit of the community and its flagship university.