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Business Affairs News

Business Affairs is committed to serving the needs of UNLV students and employees, community members, and customers.

Current Business Affairs News

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Campus News | February 24, 2021

The administration encourages people experiencing loss to tap into these campus resources for support.

Campus News | February 3, 2021

UNLV launches new program for employee professional development.

Portrait of Colin Tewey is an Admin Services Officer 1 in University Services.
People | January 20, 2021

Colin Tewey, a 2020 Classified Employee of the Year, keeps the stream of mail moving smoothly across campus. On weekends, it's trout-filled streams that call to him.

HVACR Specialist IV Steven Joseph Sr. posing for picture in front of equipment.
People | January 11, 2021

The HVAC supervisor on upgrades to air filter systems to combat COVID, building a community among colleagues, and finding the "perfect" room temperature.

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Campus News | November 18, 2020

Brainstorming forum generates hundreds of ideas for weathering the economic downturn.

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Campus News | October 26, 2020

Learn to manage tension through mind-body seminar led by director of wellness at the School of Medicine.

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

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...
March 1, 2014
Brian Townsend (Controller) earned a certificate in public management from UNLV in December.