Klaich Promoted to Vice Chancellor


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Klaich Promoted to Vice Chancellor

LAS VEGAS – The Nevada Board of Regents unanimously approved the promotion of Chief Counsel Daniel J. Klaich to vice chancellor of legal affairs.

“ Since joining the UCCSN, Dan Klaich’s duties and responsibilities have expanded and he continues to be an essential member of my staff,” said James E. Rogers, interim chancellor.

Klaich, who served as a regent from 1984 to 1997, joined the chancellor’s staff in November 2004. He has been a member of the Nevada Bar for nearly 30 years and recently held the position of executive vice president and general counsel for Clean Fuels Technology, Inc.

As vice chancellor of legal affairs, Klaich oversee legal activities throughout the UCCSN as well as assists the chancellor in leading the System’s legislative efforts.

Klaich earned his bachelor of science in accounting from the University of Nevada, Reno, and his juris doctor from the University of Washington, Seattle. He also holds a master of laws in taxation from New York University.

The Nevada Board of Regents is the elected, 13-member governing body for the University and Community College System of Nevada. Comprising two doctoral-granting universities, a state college, four comprehensive community colleges and one environmental research institute, the UCCSN serves the educational and job training needs of the nation’s fastest growing state. As Nevada’s only system of higher education, the UCCSN provides educational opportunities to more than 100,000 students.

Note to media: A photo of Daniel J. Klaich is available by contacting John Kuhlman at john_kuhlman@uccsn.nevada.edu.