UNLV has extended athletic director Desiree Reed-Francois’ contract by four years. The extension announced Friday will run through June 30, 2026. Reed-Francois became the first Hispanic woman to serve as an athletic director at the FBS level when she was hired in 2017. She oversees all aspects of UNLV athletics. Reed-Francois has hired seven head coaches during her tenure and the athletics program has set numerous academic records. She also has led facility upgrade projects and had a key role in opening Allegiant Stadium, home of the Las Vegas Raiders and UNLV football.