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Office of the Senior Vice Provost for Academic Affairs News

The Office of the Senior Vice Provost for Academic Affairs supports student achievement through program improvement through program and curricula review, academic course and degree assessment, new programs and program changes, discipline and the university's regional accreditation.

Current Senior Vice Provost for Academic Affairs News

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The College Opportunity Program provides access to online certificate and degree programs, at no cost to MGM Resorts Employees.

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Learn more about FAFSA and other financial aid resources, admissions, registering for classes, military and veteran benefits, and more!

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Campus News |

The annual event is part of efforts to build a data-informed culture among faculty, staff, and administrators.

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Campus News |

Team Protégé wins Shark Tank-style competition for AI-powered speech feedback app.

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Faculty, staff, students, and administrators came together to discuss recent initiatives and how to improve as a Minority-Serving Institution.

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UNLV's introduction of the Institutional Aid Application and Rebel Edge program kept the delay of financial aid for incoming students at bay.

Senior Vice Provost for Academic Affairs In The News

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This year, freshmen participating in 'Rebel Ready Week' will move into campus housing earlier than usual, getting a head start on their introduction to college life. Rebel Ready Week will take place from Monday, Aug. 21, to Friday, Aug. 25.

Voice of America

According to a recent analysis by the US Census Bureau, the number of college students who identify as Hispanic has doubled over the past 18 years.

Nevada Independent

The new UNLV Tuition+ Award Program will provide eligible Nevada residents a grant for 12 undergraduate credit hours of tuition and fees each semester, plus $1,000 for books for the school year.


Today on the Best of Our Knowledge, we’ll travel to Las Vegas, Nevada…and talk to someone who has created an office of diversity at universities on both sides of the country.


The Agenda explores the complex challenges that people of mixed ethnicity face when trying to find compatible bone-marrow and cord-blood donors, the topic of "Mixed Match...


He was a snappy dresser with slicked back hair and a pencil mustache. A crack bandleader, musician and legendary talent scout, he was dubbed the "Godfather of R&B."

Recent Senior Vice Provost for Academic Affairs Accomplishments

Marty Bennett (Global Recruitment and Partnerships) authored a chapter in a new international education book, Entry Points to US Education: Accessing the Next Wave of Growth. The Chapter, The 6 Ps of Strategic International Enrollment Management: A Vision-Driven Approach to Global Student Mobility, highlights guiding principles for…
Project Wellness President Jose Llanes, faculty co-advisors to Project Wellness Ursula Kamanga (Honors; Communication Studies) and Daniel Bubb (Honors; Academic Affairs), the Project Wellness Executive Board, and the Project Wellness Planning Board published an article in The Beacon, a newsletter distributed to colleges and universities…
Merika Charupoom (Medicine), Nicole Bacani (Medicine), Emily Strickler, Laura K. Gryder (Academic Affairs), Kavita Batra (Medicine), and Deborah A. Kuhls (Medicine), presented their study titled, "Non-Adjudicated Speeding Citations In Nevada: A descriptive analysis of speeding violations in Nevada from 2018-2020," at the 151st Annual Meeting of…
Merika Charupoom (Medicine), Nicole Bacani (Medicine), Emily Carter (Medicine), Emily Strickler, Laura K. Gryder (Academic Affairs), Kavita Batra (Medicine), and Deborah A. Kuhls (Medicine), presented their study titled, "Injury Inequity Among Nevada Pedestrians: Assessment Using Measurements of Community Needs," during the American Public Health…
Sarah Gonzales (Law) and Marty Bennett (Global Education Initiatives) presented a session on "Navigating Legal Studies in the United States: Empower Insights for Aspiring Students" for the EducationUSA South and Central Asia Regional Forum, Oct.18 through 20, held in Tashkent, Uzbekistan. Gonzales and Bennett co-presented with David…
John "Skip" Crooker, Christina Drum, Qingmin Shi, and Ashley Guyer (all Decision Support) recently presented three scholarly papers at the annual Association for Institutional Research (AIR) Forum. One of our presentations, co-presented by Crooker, Shi, Guyer, "Student Involvement: Does it bridge the equity gap in student success?," was…