Meet The EVP&P

Dr. Diane Chase
Diane Z. Chase
Executive Vice President and Provost

The provost is the chief academic officer and is in charge of the institution in the president's absence. The provost works closely with the academic deans, faculty, student services professionals, and other areas to provide the highest possible quality of educational programs, co-curricular activities, research opportunities, community impact, and creative experiences both within and outside the classroom for undergraduate and graduate students.

Another aspect of the provost's job is also to ensure that the university recruits, retains, encourages, and supports an outstanding and diverse faculty; each of whom will make positive contributions to the university and to their discipline in the areas of teaching, scholarship, and service.

The provost also oversees academic and budgetary policy and priorities and partners with the president to implement UNLV's ambitious strategic plan to become a top tier public university in research, education, and community impact.

Leadership Team

  • Senior Vice Provost

  • Vice Provost for Academic Affairs

  • Vice Provost for Faculty Affairs

  • Interim Vice Provost for Undergraduate Education

  • Vice Provost for Information Technology

  • Vice Provost for Educational Outreach

Our Services

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What's Happening

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Sep. 12, 2017

UNLV moves from second to a three-way tie for first in annual rankings for "Best Ethnic Diversity.”

Kendra Patterson is studying abroad in China this semester with support from a scholarship.
Sep. 6, 2017

Learn from UNLV students who just landed prestigious scholarships to study in Asia, Central America, and Europe.

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Sep. 5, 2017

President Jessup reaffirms UNLV's core values of diversity, equity, and inclusion.

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