Mechanical Engineering Associate Professor Pradeep Menezes is appointed as associate editor of the Journal of Tribology, a publication of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers

Katie Jameson named as assistant dean to the College of Agriculture, Biotechnology & Natural Resources

James M. Alexander, M.D., Named First OB/GYN Chair for Nevada’s First Integrated Health System

Dr. Frederick Steinmann named director of the University Center for Economic Development

Ken Coll takes helm at WestEd, a nonprofit working to improve educational and human-services outcomes

Dr. Paul Hauptman, M.D., named dean of the University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine and chief academic officer for Renown Health

Dr. Erick James named the dean of the University of Nevada’s College of Engineering

Dr. Dana Bennett named interim executive director of the University’s Guinn Center

Stephanie Rempe named the University of Nevada, Reno Athletic Director

Jacob DeDecker named director of Extension and associate dean for engagement with the College of Agriculture, Biotechnology & Natural Resources

Ehsan Vahidi named associate editor of the open-access journal, Frontiers in Sustainable Resource Management

Teruni Lamberg elected junior co-chair on the Research in Mathematics Special Interest Group at the American Educational Research Association

Douglas Boyle appointed associate vice provost for research and creative activities at University Lake Tahoe location