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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

2018 State of the University
My address today has three, integrated themes: People, Partnerships and the Power of Big Ideas. These elements are sources of value contributing to the industrial and cultural renaissance of Nevada...

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August 30th, Campus Welcome
The 2018-2019 academic year is upon us. There is a palpable sense of energy on campus, as over the past several days we've welcomed a record number of students into our residential communities. Classes have begun. As always, I am so impressed...

Campus Welcome Letter

Great Basin Hall Grand Opening August 16, 2018
Through the naming of Great Basin Hall, the University of Nevada, Reno is honored to recognize the traditional homelands of the Indigenous peoples of Nevada and would like to acknowledge the tribes of the Great Basin who historically and currently reside in the state of Nevada...

Great Basin Hall Grand Opening

Partners in Prosperity

Prosperity means to be successful, flourishing, or thriving, from finances to the fine arts. Prosperity also means good fortune. At the University of Nevada, Reno, we've enjoyed...

Community Engagement Report

Economic Impact

22:1 Current Student-Faculty Ratio
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18:1 Future
Student-Faculty Ratio
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