Provost's Senior Leadership Team

The Provost’s senior leadership team manages a number of offices and services that help the university achieve its academic mission. The team provides comprehensive administrative support to effectively guide a variety of campus functions.

Executive Vice President and Provost (Chief Academic Officer)

Chris L. Heavey, Ph.D.

Executive Vice President and Provost
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Office: FDH 752
Mail Code: 1002
Phone: 702-895-3301

Tondra De

Chief of Staff
Tondra De
Office: FDH 757
Mail Code: 1002
Phone: 702-895-0730

Vice Presidents

David Hatchett, Ph.D.

Interim Vice President for Research
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Office: FDH 308
Mail Code: 1092
Phone: 702-895-0213

Kivanc Oner

Vice President for Digital Transformation and Chief Information Officer
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Office: HWB 105A
Mail Code: 1021
Phone: 702-774-2923

B. Keith Rogers, DBA, PMP

Vice President for Student Affairs
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Office: FDH 515
Mail Code: 2019
Phone: 702-895-3656

Associate Vice Presidents

Erin Messer

Associate Vice President for Academic Resources
Office: CSB Room 209C
Mail Code: 1057
Phone: 702-895-2924

Gina Strebel, M.P.A.

Associate Vice President, Academic Resources
Office: FDH 417
Mail Code: 2038
Phone: 702-895-0138


Ronald T. Brown, Ph.D., ABPP

Dean, School of Integrated Health Sciences
Ronald T. Brown
Office: BHS 542
Mail Code: 3019
Phone: 702-895-3693

Eric L. Chronister, Ph.D.

Dean, College of Sciences
Eric L. Chronister
Office: MPE-A 100
Mail Code: 4001
Phone: 702-895-3487

Alyssa Crittenden, Ph.D.

Dean, Graduate College
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Office: GTW 213
Mail Code: 1017
Phone: 702-895-0225

Maggie Farrell, M.L.S.

Dean, University Libraries
Maggie Farrell
Office: LLB 2278
Mail Code: 7001
Phone: 702-895-2286

Shawn Gerstenberger, Ph.D.

Dean, School of Public Health
Shawn Gerstenberger
Office: GTW 340
Mail Code: 3063
Phone: 702-895-5090

Leah Chan Grinvald

Dean and Richard J. Morgan Professor of Law
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Danica G. Hays, Ph.D.

Dean, College of Education
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Office: CEB 301D
Mail Code: 3001
Phone: 702-895-3890

Tony L. Henthorne, Ph.D.

Acting Dean, William F. Harrah College of Hospitality
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Office: HOS 349
Mail Code: 6021
Phone: 702-895-4967

Marc J. Kahn, MD, MBA, MACP, FRCP

Dean, Kirk Kerkorian School of Medicine at UNLV
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Mail Code: 3070
Phone: 702-895-1296

Jennifer Keene, Ph.D.

Dean, College of Liberal Arts
Jennifer Keene
Office: CBC-B 519
Mail Code: 5001
Phone: 702-895-3401

James Mah

Interim Dean / Professor
James Mah
Office: SLC-D 245
Mail Code: 7422
Phone: 702-774-2535

Ann McDonough, Ph.D.

Dean, Academic Success Center
Office: ASC 115
Mail Code: 2001
Phone: 702-895-3177

Lisa Menegatos, Ph.D.

Dean, Honors College
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Office: RLL 146
Mail Code: 7003
Phone: 702-895-2263


Acting Dean, Nursing
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Office: BHS 402
Phone: 702-895-3987

Gerry Sanders, Ph.D.

Dean, Lee Business School
Gerry Sanders, Ph.D.
Office: BEH 449
Mail Code: 6003
Phone: 702-895-3362

Robert R. Ulmer, Ph.D.

Dean, Greenspun College of Urban Affairs
Robert R. Ulmer
Office: GUA 5105
Mail Code: 3007
Phone: 702-895-0628

Nancy J. Uscher, Ph.D.

Dean, College of Fine Arts
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Office: FDH 652
Phone: 702-895-4210

Rama Venkat, Ph.D.

Dean, Howard R. Hughes College of Engineering
Rama Venkat
Office: TBE-A 118
Mail Code: 4005
Phone: 702-895-1094

Vice Provosts

Senior Vice Provost

Kate Hausbeck Korgan, Ph.D.

Senior Vice Provost for Academic Affairs
Office: FDH 708
Mail Code: 1099
Phone: 702-895-5950

Vice Provosts

Elizabeth Barrie, Ph.D.

Vice Provost for Teaching & Learning Innovation
Elizabeth Barrie, Ph.D.
Office: MAB-1 107
Mail Code: 1038
Phone: 702-895-0334

Alyssa Crittenden, Ph.D.

Vice Provost for Graduate Education
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Office: GTW 213
Mail Code: 1017
Phone: 702-895-0225

John "Skip" Crooker

Vice Provost of Decision Support / Adjunct Professor of Economics
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Mail Code: 1022
Phone: 702-895-3772

Janet S. Dufek, Ph.D., FACSM

Professor, Kinesiology and Nutrition Sciences
Vice Provost for Faculty Affairs
Janet S. Dufek
Office: FDH 522
Mail Code: 1014
Phone: 702-895-0702

Joseph Miera

Vice Provost for the Educational Outreach Division
Joseph Miera
Office: PAR-100 109D
Mail Code: 1019
Phone: 702-895-5116

Academic Council

The UNLV Academic Council is an assembly of senior university administrators who help to steer the university’s academic mission, including the deans of all academic units, vice presidents, and vice provosts. Convened by the Executive Vice President and Provost, the Council meets regularly for the purpose of sharing information, coordinating efforts, and pursuing collaborative initiatives to advance the university’s academic enterprise.