September 17, 2020

Cortez Masto Statement on Announcement of Former Nevada Governor Brian Sandoval as the University of Nevada, Reno’s New President

Washington, D.C. – U.S. Senator Catherine Cortez Masto (D-Nev.) released the following statement to congratulate Former Governor Brian Sandoval on his appointment as the new President of the University of Nevada, Reno (UNR).

“As a fellow Wolf Pack alumni and ’86 classmate, I’m excited to see all of the bright horizons Governor Sandoval will lead our alma mater toward in the years ahead. I’d like to let Governor Sandoval, the faculty, students and community know that I look forward to working with them to get our institutions of higher education the funding, resources and support they need to learn, excel and grow.

“I’d also like to thank current President Marc Johnson for his stewardship of the school for the past 12 years and his constant dedication to UNR. I’d like to wish him, his wife Karen and their family the best as President Johnson retires.”