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.

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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 partners with Dreamscape Learn to infuse virtual reality into curriculum; immersive learning facility expected to debut at university’s Lied Library in 2025.

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Students receive scholarships while their artwork is run in rotation throughout the summer on the world's largest LED screen.

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