Presidential Forums

University Presidential Forums

We invite faculty, staff and students to participate in the presidential forum discussions.

University of Nevada, Reno campus
This 2018 view of the University of Nevada, Reno campus from the north shows the Joe Crowley Student Union, the Mathewson-IGT Knowledge Center, the William J. Raggio Education Building, the Nazir Anasari Business Building, the Fitzgerald Student Services Building, and the E.L. Wiegand Fitness Center.
Credit: Jeff Dow

Please join Board of Regents Chair, Jason Geddes and Nevada System of Higher Education Chancellor Thom Reilly, during a series of forum discussions that will be held on Wednesday, November 13.

The conversation will include discussion of a national search or interim appointment of the president of the University of Nevada, Reno following the decision of President Marc Johnson to return to faculty. The chair of the Board of Regents and the chancellor are not seeking names of candidates during these forums. Specific names may be suggested to Chancellor Reilly by email at The input will be used at the Board of Regents meeting on December 5 - 6 to determine whether to appoint an interim president and if a national search should be conducted for the institution’s next president.

 Details are listed below.

Presidential Forums: November 13, 2019

10:30 a.m. - Classified Staff, Great Room, 4th Floor,  Joe Crowley Student Union

2:30 p.m. - University of Nevada, Reno Foundation Trustees, Leonard Reading Room, 4th Floor,  Mathewson-IGT Knowledge Center

4:00 p.m. - Academic and Administrative Faculty, Theater, 3rd Floor,  Joe Crowley Student Union

5:30 p.m. - ASUN Senate Meeting, Rita Laden Senate Chamber, 3rd Floor,  Joe Crowley Student Union

7:00 p.m. - Undergraduate/Graduate Students and General/Open Forum, Great Room, 4th Floor,  Joe Crowley Student Union

Each listed forum will start at the designated time and may last up to one hour depending on participation of attendees.