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UNLV President Search Update

  • Wheless Search and Consulting, the UNLV President search firm, had a total of 77 resumes sent in from all means of outreach, including phone conversations.
  • There were 29 of the 77 total applicants they felt were strong enough to present for consideration. Prior to presentation, 6 withdrew. 5 of those withdrew due to fears of confidentiality.
  • Wheless Search and Consulting presented 23 candidates. 10 were selected as semi-finalists and invited for video interviews on March 9 and 10.
  • All candidates are from R1 institutions and consist of 7 Presidents/Provosts, 2 Vice Presidents and 1 Dean.
  • 4 are from ethnic minority groups and 2 are women