Accomplishments: Office of the Senior Vice Provost for Academic Affairs

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-…
September 23, 2019
Leeann Fields (Educational Compliance) has been elected to the advisory group for the national State Authorization Network under the WICHE Cooperative for Educational Technologies. The network is the nation’s leading organization that provides guidance and support for navigating regulatory compliance for out-of-state activities of post-secondary…
July 19, 2019
Celeste Calkins (Decision Support), Michelle Chavez (Academic Assessment), and Vicki Rosser (Educational Psychology and Higher Education) recently published a paper, “Preventing Extra Costs: The Impact of Faculty Satisfaction and Morale” in the International Journal of Educational Research. The paper examined the differences among morale, job…
September 13, 2018
On Sept. 5 the Academic Success Center (ASC) celebrated its 10-year anniversary and as part of its celebration recognized former students, faculty, departments, and community leaders that have made the ASC such an exemplary center. They are: Dean’s Award - Carl Reiber (formerly of the provost's office) Dean’s Award - Regent…
March 30, 2016
Lizbeth Arias (International Programs) has been awarded a Diversity and Diplomacy Fellowship through Humanity in Action, a collaborative transatlantic program in international relations and global diversity. A graduate student in the political science department, she was one of 24 fellows chosen from a 10-nation applicant pool. The fellowship,…
April 1, 2015
Mark Fink (Online Education) recently completed work as an expert panel member for the Horizon Project's "Horizon Report: 2015 Higher Education Edition." The report is read by policymakers and higher education leaders in 160 countries and growing with more than 40 editions and 50 translations. "University administrators and educators across the…
June 1, 2014
Tracy Johnson (Liberal Arts), Valarie Burke (Vice Provost Academic Affairs), Stacy Shapin (Fine Arts), Kristie Berthelotte (Fine Arts), Heather Hatch (Academic Success Center), Chris Parker (Engineering), Sal Mora (Academic Success Center), David Belt (Sciences), and Michael Biesiada (Business) made presentations at the annual NACADA (National…