Leid Library in the evening


A national search is underway for the next president of the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. The search committee has been formed and meets regularly to finalize the position announcement and search details.

Position Profile

The search committee and the firm Wheless Search and Consulting have developed a UNLV Leadership Profile for all interested candidates.

Leadership Profile

Search Firm

Wheless Search and Consulting has been hired to assist in the search process. The search consultants are:

  • Michael Ballew
  • Scott Watson
  • Mike Wheless, Jr.

Wheless Search and Consulting Website

Search Updates

Search Delayed


All meetings are open to the public. Upcoming meeting dates, agendas, and minutes will be posted to this site.

  • POSTPONED: Presidential Search Campus Forums*: March 23, March 24 - Student Union Ballroom
  • POSTPONED: Presidential Search Committee Meeting*: March 25, March 26 (if required) - Stan Fulton Ballroom – Salons A,B,C
  • POSTPONED: Special Board of Regents' Meeting: March 26, 1 p.m. - NSHE Office

* Schedules and times will be posted when confirmed.

Campus Highlights

The back of a person's head, as they are holding a piece of sheet music
Feb. 10, 2020
U-N-L-V film students filming with a director's chair in front
Feb. 10, 2020
Akaisha Cook and Martha Amaya
Feb. 10, 2020
Jason Steffen on stage giving a speech with the U-N-L-V letters on the wall
Feb. 10, 2020
A sign for the William S. Boyd School of Law in front of the building.
Feb. 10, 2020
Two nursing students in red scrubs work with an IV in the SIM lab
Jan. 21, 2020
College of Engineering sign being held during a procession at a student event.
Nov. 8, 2019
Male student sewing at a sewing machine in the Makerspace.
Aug. 30, 2019
UNLV nursing students performing CPR on manikin
Aug. 30, 2019
Man with eyeglasses looking off to the side, with a green digital digital display behind him in the shape of a man hacking on a computer
Jul. 31, 2019
Ranita Ray crouching down near a fence
Jul. 31, 2019
Group of accounting students surrounded by balloons.
Jul. 25, 2019