NV Regents Appoint new UNLV President

The Nevada Board of Regents today approved the appointment of Dr. Neal J. Smatresk as the ninth president of the University of Nevada, Las Vegas.

Smatresk received a two-year contract (August 1, 2009-June 30, 2011) with an annual base salary of $289,120 in the first fiscal year and $246,426.84 in the second fiscal year. He will also receive the following annual perquisites: $8,000 automobile allowance, $18,000 housing allowance, and a $5,000 host account. In addition, the UNLV Foundation will supplement the president’s compensation by $58,880 in the first fiscal year and $101,573.16 in the second fiscal year.

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