Through many years and many UNLV athletic directors, the athletic department had the luxury of knowing it could be bailed out by the university at the end of the fiscal year. Soon, that no longer will be the case.
The state’s higher education board has given Nevada’s college presidents more authority over hiring of high-profile coaches.
UNLV is one of five major colleges with minority head coaches in men’s basketball and football. The Rebels are the only ones to include a female athletic director.