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President's Office Staff

Office of the President
Phone (775) 784-4805
Fax (775) 784-6429
Address 1664 N. Virginia Street
Reno, NV 89557-0001
Location Clark Administration 201

Key Staff

  • Patricia Richard
    Chief of Staff, Chief Diversity Officer and Assistant Vice President for Constituent Relations
  • Janet Sanderson
    Executive Assistant to the President
  • Aubrey Flores
    Administrative Assistant IV
  • Organization Chart

Divisions Reporting to the President:

Other Units Reporting to the President:

  • Diversity Initiatives: Led by Patricia Richard, Diversity Initiatives represents an institutional commitment to make the academic and social transition of underrepresented students to college life successful through exposure to academic programs and student services.
  • General Counsel: Directed by Mary Dugan, the Office of the General Counsel represents the University in institutional legal matters.
  • External and Government Relations: In her role as special assistant to the president for external affairs, Heidi Gansert develops partnerships and enhances the University's relationship within the business community;
  • Marketing and Communications: Directed by Thomas White, the Office of Integrated Marketing and the Communications Office is responsible for advancing the University's reputation by creating smart, measurable marketing solutions that drive enrollment and academic regard for the institution. The Office of Marketing is responsible for developing, championing and protecting the University's brand across all media and all audiences. The Office of Communications serves as the liaison between the University and various journalistic outlets. Media relations staff coordinate interview requests, outbound publicity and institutional media conferences.
  • Intercollegiate Athletics: Led by Doug Knuth, the Intercollegiate Athletics department administers the University's NCAA Division I athletics teams.

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