Leadership Team

The Provost’s Leadership Team manages a number of offices and services that help the university achieve its academic mission. The team provides administrative support necessary to effectively guide a variety of campus functions, informed by the values of service, efficiency, capacity building, and successful outcomes.

Executive Vice President and Provost (Chief Academic Officer)

Chris L. Heavey, Ph.D.

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

Vice Presidents

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

Vice President for Health Affairs
Marc J. Kahn
Mail Code: 3070
Phone: 702-895-1296

Kivanc Oner

Vice President for Digital Transformation and Chief Information Officer
Kivanc Oner headshot
Office: SSC-B 205
Mail Code: 1021
Phone: 702-774-2923

B. Keith Rogers, DBA, PMP

Interim Vice President for Student Affairs
Keith Rogers' headshot
Office: FDH 515
Mail Code: 2019
Phone: 702-895-3656

Ed Synakowski

  Vice President for Research  
Office: FDH 308

Associate Vice Presidents

Richard Clark

Associate Vice President for Student Services
Phone: 702-895-1469

Jamie Davidson, Ph.D.

Associate Vice President for Student Wellness
Mail Code: 2005
Phone: 702-895-0683

David Hatchett, Ph.D.

Associate Vice President for Research
David Hatchett
Office: SEB 2101
Mail Code: 4003
Phone: 702-895-3509

Gina Strebel, M.P.A.

Associate Vice President, Academic Resources
Office: FDH 417
Mail Code: 2038
Phone: 702-895-4665

Assistant Vice Presidents

Angie Doran

Assistant Vice President for Business and Finance
Office: FDH 310
Mail Code: 1092
Phone: 702-895-0946

Summer Mudd

Assistant Vice President for Student Affairs, Finance and Administration
Office: FDH 515
Mail Code: 2019
Phone: 702-895-5381

Barb Roberts

Assistant Vice President for Undergraduate Admissions & Financial Aid Services
Phone: 702-774-8007


Angela Amar, Ph.D., RN, FAAN

Professor and Dean, School of Nursing
Angela Amar
Office: BHS 504
Mail Code: 3018
Phone: 702-895-3906

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

Dean, Graduate College
A woman smiling
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

Lily T. Garcia, D.D.S., M.S., F.A.C.P.

Dean, School of Dental Medicine
Headshot of Lily Garcia
Office: SLC-A 202
Mail Code: 7410
Phone: 702-774-2500

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
Headshot of Leah Chan Grinvald

Andrew Hanson, Ph.D.

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

Danica G. Hays, Ph.D.

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

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

Dean, Kirk Kerkorian School of Medicine at UNLV
Marc J. Kahn
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

Ann McDonough, Ph.D.

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

Gerry Sanders, Ph.D.

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

Stowe Shoemaker, Ph.D.

Dean, William F. Harrah College of Hospitality
Stowe Shoemaker
Office: HOS 420
Mail Code: 6021
Phone: 702-895-3308

Robert R. Ulmer, Ph.D.

Dean, Greenspun College of Urban Affairs
Robert R. Ulmer
Office: GUA 5110
Mail Code: 3007
Phone: 702-895-0628

Nancy J. Uscher, Ph.D.

Dean, College of Fine Arts
Nancy J. Uscher
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: 702-895-3699

Vice Provosts

Senior Vice Provost

Kate Korgan

Senior Vice Provost

Vice Provosts

Alyssa Crittenden

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

Janet S. Dufek, Ph.D., FACSM

Vice Provost for Faculty Affairs and Professor
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

Laurel M. Pritchard, Ph.D.

Vice Provost of Undergraduate Education
Laurel M. Pritchard
Office: FDH 703
Mail Code: 1099
Phone: 702-895-1506

Lori Temple, Ph.D.

Vice Provost for Information Technology
Lori Temple
Office: HWB 105A
Mail Code: 1075
Phone: 702-895-3628

Associate Vice Provosts

Elizabeth Barrie, Ph.D.

Associate Vice Provost for Online Strategies
Elizabeth Barrie, Ph.D.
Office: MAB-1 107
Mail Code: 1038
Phone: 702-895-0334

John Crooker

Associate Vice Provost
Headshot of John Crooker
Mail Code: 1022
Phone: 702-895-3772

Don Diener

Associate Vice Provost For Information Technology

Cecilia Maldonado, Ph.D.

Associate Vice Provost for Workforce Development
Cecilia Maldonado
Office: FDH 531
Mail Code: 1099
Phone: 702-895-3410

Jeffrey Orgera

Associate Vice Provost
Jeffrey Orgera
Office: FDH 504
Mail Code: 1099
Phone: 702-895-5951

Kara Wada

Associate Vice Provost for Global Education Initiatives & Graduate Enrollment Management
Kara Wada
Office: GTW 215
Phone: 702-895-3320

Assistant Vice Provosts

Lindsay Couzens, Ph.D.

Assistant Vice Provost
Lindsay Couzens
Office: FDH 709
Mail Code: 1099
Phone: 702-895-0407

Tami Langohr

Assistant Vice Provost for DEO
Phone: 702-895-2941

Executive Staff

Tondra De

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

Mary Yedinak

Executive Assistant
Office: FDH 752
Mail Code: 1002
Phone: 702-895-2266

Sue DiBella

Executive Director of Operations
Sue DiBella
Office: FDH 735
Mail Code: 1002
Phone: 702-895-0101

Michael Hammer

Administrative Coordinator
Office: FDH 560
Mail Code: 1002
Phone: 702-895-0071

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.