Reed-Francois Working to Transform UNLV Athletics

by | Nov 26, 2018

November 24, 2018 – In response to a series on UNLV Athletics in the Las Vegas Review-Journal, UNLV athletic director and CSA placement Desiree Reed-Francois shares her story of the successes already experienced within the department and the steps ahead for UNLV’s turnaround.

See the article in the Las Vegas Journal Review HERE


Now in her second year in the chair, Desiree has been featured frequently in various news outlets for her achievements and turnaround efforts at UNLV.  See the articles and video’s linked below to learn more about Desiree. 


ESPN’s feature on her achievements, career path, and hiring at UNLV as the first woman of color to be named athletic director at an FBS institution – August 2017 (Link)

With the Las Vegas Sun on lessons learned, challenges, successes, and a direction for the future from her first year as athletic director – June 2018 (Link)

Reed-Francois featured in D1.Ticker’s ADU series on her path to the chair and leadership philosophy – June 2018 (Link)

Speaking with the Las Vegas Sun in regards to the Football program’s path forward – October 2018 (Link)

AthleticDirectorU discussion along with William & Mary AD Samantha Huge on finding early wins as a new AD and other important first steps – October 2018 (Link)


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