New Dean for the College of Engineering

It is my pleasure to announce the appointment of Dr. Emir José Macari to the deanship of the College of Engineering. Dr. Macari will begin his position on January 15, 2015. Dr. Macari is currently a professor in the College of Engineering and Computer Science, and also the director of the California Smart Grid Center, […]

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Academic Restructuring

On Thursday I announced my recommendations on academic program restructuring to the University of Louisiana System’s Board of Supervisors, which will consider my report at its meeting on Friday. The goal is to ensure that the University’s academic programs are meeting the needs of our students, our community and employers. I am grateful to the […]

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Giving and Gratitude

As this year comes to a close, I’d like to tell you, our UNO Family, about some things we have to celebrate. We are very proud of our students. They continue to shine at national conferences and win awards for their research, productions and creativity. This year, with the bar set high, we were able […]

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New Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs

Great news! Dr. John W. Nicklow has agreed to become our next provost and academic affairs. A faculty committee led by John Williams, dean of the College of Business Administration, selected Dr. Nicklow from a large and highly competitive pool of nearly 80 applicants from around the country. They chose him for this post following […]

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