Higher education-focused search firm Storbeck Search, part of the Diversified Search Group, has been enlisted to find a vice president for diversity initiatives and chief diversity officer, an inaugural role, for the University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV). Leading the assignment are managing director R. Thomas Fitch and senior associate Alyssa Perez Leal.
The vice president for diversity initiatives and chief diversity officer reports directly to university president Keith E. Whitfield and serves on his leadership team. This role has been elevated from the former chief diversity officer position. The leader will be charged with providing both high-level strategic vision and pragmatic expert counsel,