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Marc Johnson

Marc Johnson

The Nevada System of Higher Education’s Board of Regents appointed Dr. Marc Johnson 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.

"What transformation we will ultimately achieve will be the result of our continued common vision -- and our commitment -- to the achievement of excellence that runs deeply through all the work and all the people of our University."

Latest Updates from President Johnson

July 1 COLA Increase and Changes to Distribution
I am pleased to remind you that the 3% legislatively approved cost of living adjustment (COLA) increase is effective July 1, 2018. This increase is applicable to most faculty and all regular classified staff. The 3% increase will be paid on the July 25 paycheck for regular classified staff and on the August 1 paycheck for faculty...

July 1 COLA Increase and Changes to Distribution

Announcement of Classified Employee Family Benefit Program
The University is pleased to announce the Classified Employee Family Opportunity Program for spouses, domestic partners and dependents of our classified staff. This program, which will pay a portion of the base registration fee, will begin in time for the 2018 fall semester...

Read the Classified Employee Family Benefit Program

President's Statements of Support for Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA)
Since the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program was started in 2012, we have witnessed the critical benefits of this program for our students, and the highly positive impacts on our institution and community. We affirm our stance that all students who are ready to pursue a higher education are welcome here at the University of Nevada, Reno...

Read the President's statements on DACA

It’s time to pass permanent DREAMER legislation
We are quickly learning, however, that many of the protections afforded the Dreamers by the federal government are diminishing. The decision to end DACA earlier this year put nearly 800,000 hard-working young Dreamers at risk for deportation. Only Congress can protect them by passing a permanent legislative solution in the coming days...

Read the President's complete op-ed in the Reno Gazette-Journal


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22:1 Current Student-Faculty Ratio
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