May 13, 2021

University of Nevada Las Vegas Selects New Ombuds

After an internal search, UNLV has announced that David G. Schwartz will become the new Employee Ombuds on June 1, 2021. UNLV President Keith E. Whitfield said, “I am confident he will be an excellent resource for employees, and can help UNLV identify systemic issues that are causing or have the potential to cause conflict. His position is critical for UNLV to continue evolving and remain an excellent place to work and learn.” Schwartz will reopen an office that has been dormant since 2019.

Schwartz has worked at the university for two decades and for the past two years has been the Associate Vice Provost for Faculty Affairs. He is a recognized expert on the history of gaming industry and is the past directory of UNLV's Center for Gaming Research. Schwartz graduated from the University of Pennsylvania and earned his PhD at UCLA. (UNLV News; LinkedIn.)

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