President Marc Johnson, Executive Vice President and Provost Kevin Carman and Faculty Senate Chair David Sanders host periodic Campus Conversations, keeping faculty, staff and students informed of current events affecting the University of Nevada, Reno.

The Spring 2016 Campus Conversations events will be held in the Mathewson-IGT Knowledge Center Rotunda on the following dates:

Monday, February 8 from 3-4pm
Topic: Diversity

Monday, March 14 from 4-5pm
Topic: To be announced

Tuesday, April 12 from 4-5pm
Topic: Athletics

If you are unable to attend in person, but would like to submit a discussion topic/question/feedback, please send an email with your suggestion to All author identification will remain confidential unless you notify otherwise in your correspondence.

Please click a date below which will take you to the notes which correspond to previous
Campus Conversations.

November 30, 2015 - Junior Faculty Retention and Mentoring

October 21, 2015
- Growth

September 21, 2015 - Online Education

April 29, 2015 - Interdisciplinary Education / The Commission Report

March 9, 2015 - Growth, Interdisciplinary Education / Capacity

February 10, 2015
- RU/VH, Reducing Campus Bureaucracy

November 13, 2014
- Communication, Budget, Capacity Study, Knowledge Fund

October 8, 2014 - Increased Enrollment, Growth Management, Master Plan and Gateway

August 27, 2014 - Summer Semester, Matching WCSD Schedule, Gateway, Facilities

February 26, 2014 - Tobacco Free Timeline, Role Statement, Research, Merit Resolution/UNSOM

November 18, 2013 - Tobacco Free Initiative, Alcohol on Campus, UNSOM Separation

October 15, 2013 - Accreditation, Retirement Plan, Red Tape, Interdisciplinary Program Advantages, Merit, PEBP Health Insurance, Government Shutdown, Child/Family Resource Center

September 10, 2013 - Funding Formula, UNSOM, Academic Affairs Council, Red Tape, Research, Budget, 15 to Finish, Interdisciplinary Programs, Marketing, Enrollment, Student/Faculty Ratio, Provost Carman Listening Tour, International Students, Web Page Issues/Design

April 16, 2013
- Gun Bills, AFPPP Brown Bag, UNR Accreditation Faculty Forum, NFA Luncheon, General Education Task Force Vote - Silver Plan, Legislative Budget News - Furloughs Reduction/Cut, Student Regent Bill, New Faculty Positions, Building/Facility Updates

March 27, 2013 - Mining and Metallurgical Engineering Program, Campus Gun Carry, Katz Report/E-Learning, General Education Task Force, VPRI Search Committee, NWCCU UNR Accreditation - Faculty Forum, RFP for New Faculty Positions

February 12, 2013 -
Governor's Proposed Budget Package, Knowledge Fund, Boot Camps, Online Learning/The Katz Report, Graduate Programs - VPRI and Graduate Dean positions,The Commission Report Grant Funding, The Legislature, UNSOM, Student Growth Projections, Capital Campaign: Long Term Vision

January 22, 2013 - Big Dollar Coaches - Effect on Overall Budget, Governor and Chancellor's Budget Differences, The Funding Formula, Tuition Increases, Online Education Efforts, Concealed Weapons on Campus, Incentives for Increased Night and Weekend Classes, The Legislature/President Johnson, Budget for Higher Education

December 5, 2012 - The Commission Report: Faculty Forum, Electrical Disruptions, Board of Regents/Salary Discussions, VPRI and Dean of Graduate School: Separate Positions, Program Review, Organizational Identity, Higher Teaching Loads/Retention

October 30, 2012 - Pay Restoration and Furlough Rescision, Merit, NSHE Budget Priorities, The Funding Formula, External Relations Position, Integrated Marketing, Data Storage/Access Needs, Chair Stipends, Assessment Model, Capital Campaign