U.N.L.V. President Keith E. Whitfield


“I am incredibly humbled and grateful to have the opportunity to continue leading UNLV. The job is not done, and I am more committed than ever to helping our university move forward on our collective Top Tier strategic plan. I will continue to champion student success and wellness, foster innovation and research, and grow our reputation locally and nationally, while encouraging a culture of inclusivity, collaboration, and excellence.”
Keith E. Whitfield, Ph.D.
  • Attention, Car Enthusiasts! Join UNLV President Keith E. Whitfield and the UNLV Alumni Association for our inaugural car showcase. It's time to rev up your engines, polish those bumpers, and cruise on over to UNLV with your…
    Date: April 20, 2024
Digital AI President Keith Whitfield

Presidential Initiatives

President Whitfield has spearheaded many innovative initiatives, including the Digital President AI, which gives students and parents a fun way to chat with the president and find resources. President Whitfield’s initiatives focus on the success of our students, economic diversification, community engagement, and diversity, equity and inclusion.

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We’re Revved Up!

The 2023 President’s Annual Report highlights some of the many ways UNLV has earned a license to brag. Read about how UNLV is inspiring our students, fostering innovation, and transforming communities here in Nevada and around the world.

What's Happening

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UNLV Law School has 14 top 100 programs in publication’s 2024 rankings, including No. 2 ranking for legal writing; Physical Therapy cracks top 50.

Spring Flowers (Becca Schwartz)

A roundup of the top news stories featuring UNLV students and faculty.

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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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