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.

2019 State of the University address

"Big Goals Achieved – Realizing Our Vision"

Please join the University of Nevada, Reno for the annual State of the University address from President Marc Johnson.

Date: Tuesday, October 8, 2019
Time: 4:00 p.m.
Location: Joe Crowley Student Union, Milt Glick Ballroom (4th floor)

Reception immediately following program

President's office updates

Welcome back to campus
August 27, 2019

Thanks to the combined effort of so many of our faculty, staff and students, who have been working around the clock, we are now embarking on what should be a memorable year for our University.

Wolf Pack Tower Contract
August 1, 2019

The University of Nevada, Reno has come to an agreement with CCR Newco, LLC, a subsidiary of Eldorado Resorts, to secure the 1,300 student beds needed after the July 5 explosion, which left Argenta and Nye Halls uninhabitable.

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