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Legislature Taps NSHE Athletic Leaders to Conduct Name and Likeness Study

LAS VEGAS – Five athletic leaders from Nevada’s public higher education institutions will serve on an interim state legislative committee charged with studying the complexities of college athletes profiting from their name, image, and likeness. The Nevada Legislature’s Joint Interim Standing Committee on Education on Thursday approved the following Nevada System of Higher Education (NSHE)…
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Honoring the Legacy of Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Dear friends and colleagues, Today we honor the legacy of the Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr., one of the great Americans in our nation’s history. This year marks 54 years since his death and the struggle for equity is continuing. It is difficult work. It requires constant attention. As leaders in higher education, we must…
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Board of Regents Maintains Existing NSHE Employee Vaccine Requirement

LAS VEGAS – The Nevada System of Higher Education (NSHE) Board of Regents maintained the existing employee COVID-19 vaccine requirement at a special meeting on Thursday. NSHE employees who are not vaccinated or do not have an approved exemption will be terminated effective Dec. 31, 2021. Of the more than 22,240 NSHE employees, 379 will…

NSHE Mourns the Passing of Sen. Harry Reid

LAS VEGAS – The Nevada System of Higher Education (NSHE) mourned the passing of former U.S. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, who was a tireless advocate for Nevada’s public higher education mission of growing student access and success. “I was saddened to learn of Sen. Reid’s passing today and on behalf of the Nevada’s public…
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A Holiday Message from NSHE

Dear friends and colleagues, During this holiday season I want to thank you for the positive impact your hard work has had in assisting NSHE’s students achieve their higher education goals. Because of your dedication, students are better supported, have bigger opportunities, and enjoy a brighter future. I also want to thank you for the…
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Proposal for UNR and SNU Transaction Approved by Accrediting Body

The Executive Committee of the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities (NWCCU) has voted to approve the proposal for the acquisition of Sierra Nevada University (SNU) by the University of Nevada, Reno (UNR), contingent upon the approval of the United States Department of Education. As noted by the Executive Committee of the NWCCU this transaction…
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UNLV and UNR recognized as two of the nation’s top research universities by Carnegie

The University of Nevada, Las Vegas and the University of Nevada, Reno have again been recognized as two of the top research universities in the nation by the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education. Both UNLV and UNR first reached the prestigious Carnegie “R1” or “Very High Research” classification in December 2018. Today’s news…
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CSN’s Mariachi Plata Wins First in National Competition

The College of Southern Nevada’s Mariachi Plata took first place in the Mariachi Vargas Extravaganza national competition in San Antonio, Texas, this month. CSN’s Mariachi Plata took first place in the Mariachi Vargas Extravaganza national competition. Considered the “Super Bowl” of mariachi competitions, Mariachi Vargas Extravaganza saw CSN compete against long-established mariachi from the top…
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NSHE Marks Employee Vaccination Deadline

LAS VEGAS — Today marks the Nevada System of Higher Education (NSHE) employee vaccination deadline passed by the Board of Regents on Sept. 30, 2021.  NSHE employees who are not vaccinated or do not have an approved exemption will be notified that the termination process will begin and become effective Dec. 31, 2021. In accordance…
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