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Welcome to the University of Nevada, Reno

We are a high-impact research university and the state's flagship institution, home to the region's brightest scholars and globally recognized professors who are focused on academic excellence and student success.

University President Search

The NSHE Board of Regents is conducting a national search for a new president for the University of Nevada, Reno following President Marc A. Johnson's announcement that he will return to the faculty of University’s College of Business in July 2020.

Experiencing change and uncertainty: We build resiliency
March 23, 2020

Our world and our campus have experienced a great deal of change and uncertainty since the middle of March. Our academic calendar at that time indicated that it was the observance of spring break. The reality, however, has meant anything but a break for you, our students, faculty and staff. Our institution has had to quickly pivot in the face of the challenges presented by coronavirus (COVID-19)...

Campus Community Message
March 20, 2020

Since the beginning of the outbreak of novel coronavirus (COVID-19), our entire University community has been working diligently to mitigate the impact of this virus. As of this writing, we have no confirmed cases of COVID-19 on our campus, although the number of cases in Washoe County and Nevada continue to rise. Today we learned that COVID-19 has impacted a member of our University, however. A University student who had been studying abroad has tested positive for COVID-19...

Meet Marc Johnson

The Nevada System of Higher Education’s Board of Regents appointed Marc Johnson, Ph.D. to serve as the 16th president of the University of Nevada, Reno on April 20, 2012. Johnson had previously served as interim president, executive vice president and provost at the University since 2008. During his tenure, President Johnson has overseen a period of substantial growth in student enrollment, faculty research and campus improvements.

Learning, discovery & engagement

45% increase in undergraduate enrollment between 2012 & 2017
4,400+ annually globally competitive graduates
More than $800 million invested campuswide since 2009
$125 million in total research & development expenditures