Mental wellness has been a priority since President Whitfield joined UNLV during the pandemic. The president held a mental health town hall and resource fair in 2023, and continues to foster an environment that provides an opportunity to build connections and find compassionate support to positively impact mental health and well-being.
Digital President AI
Looking for resources, need someone to talk to, or simply want to engage in a little Rebel fun? Digital President Whitfield serves as a personal connection and FAQ guide to all prospective and current students, as well as their parents.
Science, engineering, and technology plays an important role in improving population well-being and addressing numerous current and future challenges. President Whitfield is committed to changing the STEAM journey for many students traditionally underrepresented in these fields, and wants to create a more responsive teaching and learning STEAM context for UNLV — from building student communities, to faculty accommodation of different learning styles, to curricular tweaks that target structural barriers.
President’s Innovation Challenge
The President’s Innovation Challenge is a multidisciplinary team competition that encourages social and business entrepreneurship to help solve major problems of our day in Southern Nevada and beyond.
President's Fellows Program
President Keith E. Whitfield and Executive Vice President and Provost Chris L. Heavey are pleased to launch a new leadership development initiative called the President’s Fellows Program. The program will work in concert with existing leadership and management training initiatives to advance UNLV’s capacity for effective and transformational leadership.