Romando Nash

Associate Vice President for Student Life Services
University of Nevada, Reno

Romando A. Nash, J.D., serves as the Associate Vice President for Student Life Services at the University of Nevada, Reno where he provides leadership for the Student Life Services portfolio which includes the following functional areas: Dean of Students, Student Conduct, Fraternity and Sorority Life, New Student Initiatives, Career Studio, Residential Life, Housing & Food Services, Joe Crowley Student Union, Student Persistence Research, Associated Students of the University of Nevada, ASUN Nevada Wolf Shop, Center for Student Engagement, Fitness and Recreational Sports, Counseling Services, and The Center. Every Student. Every Story. 

Prior to his position at UNR, he served as the Associate Vice President for Student Services at San Jose State University; Associate Dean of Student Affairs/Executive Director for Residential Education at the University of Southern California; and held Senior Housing Officer, student conduct, and multicultural affairs positions at Loyola University Chicago, Seattle University, and Santa Clara University. 

Romando is an active member of ACPA/College Student Educators International, the National Association for Student Personnel Administrators (NASPA), and the Association of College and University Housing Officials International (ACUHO-I), serving in leadership capacities in each organization. Of particular note is his service on the NASPA NUFP Advisory Board, NASPA AVP Steering Committee, ACUHO-I Levels of Engagement Taskforce, and as a member of the inaugural cohort of the NASPA SERVE Academy. 

Romando stays active in community efforts and has received various awards for his efforts to introduce and enable access for underrepresented students to the field of Higher Education.  His ongoing research focuses on organizational change, organizational structure and congruence, multi-culturally competent leadership, training and development, and first-generation college students' mentorship and retention. Romando received his Juris Doctorate and master’s degree in Counseling from Santa Clara University and his B.A. degree from Notre Dame de Namur University in Political Science and History.