Office of the President

Marc Johnson

University of Nevada, Reno's 16th president

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.

President's office updates

Parking updates
April 8, 2019

As you are aware, we implemented a sizeable parking permit fee increase last year to fund the new Gateway Garage and to fund the multi-year deferment of necessary maintenance obligations on asphalt parking lots, roadways and garage facilities.

University Diversity & Inclusion Officer announced
March 25, 2019

I am pleased to announce that Dr. Eloisa Gordon-Mora has been appointed University Diversity and Inclusion Officer. The University Diversity and Inclusion Officer is a very important position, one that will influence the climate and culture of the campus for years to come.

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
$458 million in capital projects since 2011
$125 million in total research & development expenditures