The University of Nevada at Las Vegas Names Its New Provost

John Valery White has been named executive vice president and provost at the University of Nevada at Las Vegas. Since 2007, White has been dean of the William S. Boyd School of Law at the university. Previously, he was the J. Dawson Gasquet Memorial Professor of Law at Louisiana State University.

In announcing the appointment, UNLV president, Neal Smatresk, stated, “John White is an innovative leader and I am confident he will build our national reputation in collaboration with our deans, faculty, student, and executive leadership.”

White is a graduate of Southern University in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, and the Yale Law School.

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