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Juan Franco

Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs


University of Nebraska-Lincoln • 106 ADM • Lincoln NE, 68588-0423 • 402.472.3755 • jfranco2@unl.edu



Juan Franco

Juan N. Franco has served UNL as vice chancellor for Student Affairs since July 2006. Prior to that, he was vice president for student services at Utah State University in Logan.

As vice chancellor for student affairs, Franco oversees Campus Recreation, Career Services, Greek Affairs and Cooperatives, Educational Access and TRIO Programs, Student Judicial Affairs, Registration and Records, University Housing, Student Involvement, Scholarships and Financial Aid, Service for Students with Disabilities, Nebraska Unions and the University Health Center.

At USU, he 2004, he was named USU Administrator of the Year by the University Statesman, and received the Faculty Service Award. Before going to Logan, Franco gained wide administrative experience in 28 years at New Mexico State University in Las Cruces, where he was a professor of counseling and educational psychology. At NMSU, he served as associate director of the Mental Health Research and Evaluation program, head of the Department of Counseling and Educational Psychology, associate dean of the College of Education, associate vice president for academic affairs, vice president of administration and Regents' chief of staff.

Franco earned his bachelor's degree in mathematics at Sul Ross State University in Alpine, Texas, and his doctorate in counseling and guidance at New Mexico State.

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