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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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People | November 9, 2023

Veteran taps into UNLV resources and finds a supportive community as he returns for his degree.

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Campus News | November 6, 2023

We've answered some of the most frequently asked questions about registering below.

Spooky season at UNLV (Becca Schwartz\UNLV).
Campus News | November 1, 2023

A chilling collection of news stories focused on research, expert insights, and academic achievement.

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Campus News | October 2, 2023

The revised form, which will be available December 2023, will broaden the number of students who can qualify for Federal Pell Grants.

Students at Pida Plaza on the first day of classes (Josh Hawkins, UNLV).
Campus News | September 1, 2023

A roundup of prominent news stories highlighting university pride, research, and community collaboration.

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Campus News | August 23, 2023

Students explore the importance of conversation around diverse experiences.

Senior Vice Provost for Academic Affairs In The News

KSNV-TV: News 3
August 19, 2023

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
June 12, 2023

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
September 10, 2019

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.

November 1, 2018

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.

March 15, 2018

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...

March 2, 2018

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

November 17, 2023
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…
November 17, 2023
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…
October 23, 2023
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 Gallow from…
July 12, 2023
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 selected…
February 11, 2020
Leeann Fields (Educational Compliance) has been appointed by Nevada Gov. Steve Sisolak to serve on the Commission on Educational Technology. The term ends Dec. 31, 2021. Fields fills a voting seat on the commission for an “administrator in a public school who possesses knowledge and experience in the general application of technology.” The…
December 9, 2019
Jenna Heath (Liberal Arts) and Kathryn Raffety (Life Sciences) recently received fall 2019 Academic Assessment Mini-Grants through the office of academic assessment. Health and the College of Liberal Arts received the award for “College of Liberal Arts Student Success Through Service Learning Pilot Project,” an ambitious, faculty-driven service-…