The cabinet's mission is to provide advice and counsel to the president on matters regarding policies, procedures, and strategic planning.

President's Cabinet Members

Keith E. Whitfield, Ph.D.


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Office: FDH 754
Mail Code: 1001
Phone: 702-895-3201
Fax: 702-895-1088

Chris L. Heavey, Ph.D.

Executive Vice President and Provost

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Office: FDH 758
Mail Code: 1002
Phone: 702-895-3301
Fax: 702-895-4054

Bo Bernhard, Ph.D.

Interim Vice President of Economic Development

Bo Bernhard, Ph.D.
Office: SFB 345
Mail Code: 6037
Fax: 702-895-1135

Juanita Fain, Ph.D.

Vice President for Student Affairs and Interim Chief Diversity Officer

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Office: FDH 515
Mail Code: 2019
Phone: 702-895-3656
Fax: 702-895-4148

Adam Garcia

Vice President, Public Safety Services, UNLV
Director, University Police Services Southern Command

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Office: PKG-3 104
Mail Code: 2007
Phone: 702-895-2634

Erick Harper

Interim Athletics Director

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Phone: 702-895-1712

Marclem Hernandez, M.Ed.

Special Assistant to the President

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Office: FDH 753
Mail Code: 1001
Phone: 702 895 3201
Fax: 702-895-1088

Kyle Kaalberg, Ph.D.

Executive Director for Strategy and Strategic Initiatives

Office: FDH 723
Mail Code: 1001
Phone: 702-895-5427
Fax: 702-895-1088

Marc J. Kahn, MD, MBA, MACP, FRCP

Vice President for Health Affairs

Dean Marc Kahn
Mail Code: 3070
Phone: 702-895-1296

Rickey N. McCurry

Vice President of Philanthropy & Alumni Engagement

Rickey N. McCurry
Office: FND 201
Mail Code: 1006
Phone: 702-895-2811
Fax: 702‐895‐1010

Sabra Smith Newby

Vice President of Government and Community Affairs

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Office: FDH 608
Mail Code: 1088
Phone: 702-895-2389
Fax: 702-895-2385

Elda Luna Sidhu, Esq.

General Counsel

Phone: 702-895-5185
Fax: 702-895-5299

Ericka Smith

Vice President & Chief People Officer

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Office: CSB 237
Mail Code: 1026
Phone: 702-895-3958
Fax: 702-895-1545

Ed Synakowski

Vice President of Research

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Office: FDH 308

Fred Tredup, Ed.D.

Chief of Staff

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Office: FDH 753
Mail Code: 1001
Phone: 702-895-3201
Fax: 702-895-1088

Jean Vock

Senior Vice President, Business Affairs/CFO

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Office: CSB 212 H
Mail Code: 1004

Vince Alberta

Chief Marketing Officer & Vice President of Brand Integration

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Office: FDH 715
Mail Code: 1012
Phone: 702-895-5165