New Faculty Welcome from Provost Chris Heavey

Welcome to UNLV! Our 4,000-plus faculty and staff are dedicated to guiding more than 30,000 students to succeed at UNLV. We are a family of distinctive scholars, educators and administrative professionals deeply committed to student achievement, academic excellence, and creative activity. Our impactful research has earned us recognition as an R1 “very high research activity” institution by the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education. UNLV prides itself as a Minority Serving Institution and has achieved designations as an Asian-American and Native-American Pacific Islander-Serving Institution and as a Hispanic-Serving Institution. We are committed to recognizing and celebrating diversity, equity and inclusion. We recognize that our university’s success depends on the success of our faculty and staff. UNLV is committed to supporting your professional growth through mentoring and networking opportunities across campus, as well as by offering resources and training in best practices. More: