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Carl Reiber

Senior Vice Provost

Professor of Life Sciences

Expertise: Life sciences, STEM education, Grant management, UNLV history


As Senior Vice Provost at UNLV, Carl Reiber focuses on day-to-day operations, such as academic affairs and grant management. 

Reiber has held numerous administrative positions over his more than 20-year career at UNLV, including Vice Provost for Academic Affairs, Director of General Education, Associate Dean of the College of Sciences, Director of the School of Life Sciences, and Chair of the Department of Biological Sciences.

Carl serves on the Governor's Committee for Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (S.T.E.M.). In addition to overseeing his ongoing research with the National Institutes of Health (N.I.H.) — National Center for Research Resources (N.C.R.R.) — IDeA Networks of Biomedical Research Excellence (I.N.B.R.E.); a percentage of his time is allocated to administer the Nevada State System of Higher Education (NSHE) Nevada (NV) UNLV Gaining Early Awareness and Readiness for Undergraduate Programs (GEAR UP) STEM grant.




  • Ph.D. University of Massachusetts, Amherst (1992)

Carl Reiber In The News

Sep 20, 2016

Monday marks one month until the presidential debate at UNLV's Thomas and Mack Center. On October 19 and the days leading up to then, the university will be at the center of the political universe.

Aug 25, 2016

Even for a city used to the limelight, the Oct. 19 presidential debate at UNLV is expected to bring unprecedented attention to Las Vegas.

Articles Featuring Carl Reiber

Jul 13, 2017

The Mountain West Clinical Translational Research Infrastructure Network helps 13 universities support the faculty and research that will improve human health in seven states.

picture of scientists looking through microscopes
Nov 1, 2008

UNLV life sciences researchers brought in more than $7 million last year to study topics ranging from the life span of honeybees to global climate change.

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