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Business Affairs News

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Current Business Affairs News

woman at copier with stack of papers
Campus News | June 10, 2021

Campus efforts will cut down on paper waste and free up office space.

top of campus building with solar panels, view of The Strip
Campus News | June 3, 2021

With solar panels installed on 14 buildings (and counting), UNLV's goal is to go beyond net-zero energy usage.

All Gender/Family Restroom sign.
Campus News | June 2, 2021

All-gender restrooms provide safe, convenient spaces for everyone.

Michele Washington, Claims Administration Coordinator for Risk Management & Safety with Aries, her Maltese Poodle mix in a park.
People | June 1, 2021

A side benefit of helping employees navigate workers’ compensation claims is meeting a variety of people across campus, says this claims administration coordinator

blooming shrub with pedestrians in background
Campus News | May 27, 2021

Minimizing UNLV's carbon footprint includes designing in features to encourage walking, biking, carpooling, and electric vehicle usage.

man working on air conditioner
Campus News | May 5, 2021

As temperatures rise, the HVAC team ensures environments stay comfortable with energy-efficient systems.

Business Affairs In The News

Las Vegas Review Journal
July 18, 2017

Less than two weeks after UNLV’s chief finance boss left his post, a permanent replacement has been named. Jean Vock will join the university as vice president for finance and business and chief financial officer effective Aug. 28, replacing Gerry Bomotti, who held the position for nearly 13 years.

Las Vegas Review Journal
July 6, 2017

UNLV’s finance boss of nearly 13 years is resigning at the end of this week. Gerry Bomotti, who joined the university in September 2004, is leaving his post as senior vice president of finance and business for unknown reasons. UNLV spokesman Tony Allen said Bomotti’s resignation came after a “conversation between the president and Bomotti,” declining to provide any specifics.

Las Vegas Review Journal
June 15, 2017

UNLV officials say they will step up efforts to distribute more than $12 million that has accumulated over the past few years in the university’s financial-aid coffers.

Las Vegas Sun
June 12, 2017

UNLV is widely known as a commuter school, but students pump the brakes when it comes to parking at the university.

Las Vegas Review Journal
July 18, 2016

U District beckons UNLV students with glossy pamphlets celebrating college life, a pitch punctuated with images of hip, attractive 20-somethings frolicking and posing for selfies.

Las Vegas Review Journal
May 4, 2016

Construction soon will begin on a dormitory-style housing project on the north side of UNLV’s main campus, driving the school’s yearslong push to lure more students to live nearby.

Recent Business Affairs Accomplishments

May 5, 2021
John Starkey (Business), Savannah Baltera (Campus Life), Amy Carito (Business Affairs), Amber Sevart (Student Engagement and Diversity), and Liane Lee (Alumni) headed an awareness and fundraising event in April on behalf of the Administrative Faculty Committee that benefited the local nonprofit Project 150. Project 150 is an organization dedicated...
February 26, 2021
Rebecca Barber (Business Affairs), along with co-authors from Arizona State and Virginia Tech, published "Investigating the Impact of Brief Outings on the Welfare of Dogs Living in US Shelters" in a special issue of the journal Animals that was focused on the welfare of animals in animal shelters. This study found that short (2.5-hour) outings did...
August 15, 2016
The UNLV Purchasing Department has earned the 2016 Annual Achievement of Excellence in Procurement Award. The department is only one of six agencies in Nevada and one of only 25 higher education organizations in the United States and Canada to receive the award. UNLV's purchasing department has received this award for nine consecutive years....
May 21, 2015
Brian Townsend (Controller's Office) recently earned a master of public administration degree at UNLV. His concentration was in non-profit management.
September 1, 2014
Purchasing Department won the 2014 Achievement of Excellence in Procurement Award. This marks the seventh consecutive year the department has won this prestigious award.
July 1, 2014
Sandra Shackelford (Risk Management) received the annual Historic Preservation Award from the city of Las Vegas for her contribution of countless volunteer hours spent sewing the drapes and curtains for the historic ranch house (now the visitors center) at Floyd Lamb Park at Tule Springs. This was her second award from the city. She previously was...