UW President Nichols Will Move to Faculty Position

Laurie Nichols, new UW President

March 25, 2019

University of Wyoming President Laurie Nichols’ three-year contract expires June 30, 2019. She will assume a faculty position at the university at that time.

“It has been an honor and privilege to serve as president of the University of Wyoming these past three years,” Nichols says. “I am proud of the progress we made. Our success included launching a comprehensive strategic plan and marketing campaign; elevating the Honors College; opening a Native American center; realizing enrollment growth; and launching several new academic degree programs to meet state workforce needs. I wish the university and the state of Wyoming much success in the years ahead.”

“The Board of Trustees is excited for future opportunities for the University of Wyoming, the state of Wyoming and its citizens,” board Chairman Dave True says. “The board thanks President Nichols for her service and wishes her and her husband, Tim, well.”