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NSHE Urges Congressional Support for HERE Act

LAS VEGAS – The Nevada System of Higher Education (NSHE) and its eight institutions are seeking Congressional support for the Hispanic Educational Resources and Empowerment (HERE) Act, which would improve collaboration between Hispanic?serving institutions (HSIs) and Hispanic?serving school districts to improve postsecondary educational achievement of Hispanic students. Chancellor Thom Reilly, NSHE’s eight institution presidents, and…
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Board of Regents appoints Dr. Melody Rose as next NSHE chancellor

LAS VEGAS – The Nevada Board of Regents today unanimously approved the selection of Dr. Melody Rose as the next chancellor of the Nevada System of Higher Education (NSHE), effective Sept. 1, 2020. During a 25-year career in higher education Dr. Rose has been a leader as an academic faculty member and administrator, who has…
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NSHE Lauds Supreme Court DACA Decision

LAS VEGAS – NSHE and its students were greeted with uplifting news Thursday morning as the U.S. Supreme Court ruled in favor of keeping open the federal Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program. The Nevada System of Higher Education has vocally and staunchly sided with DACA students and supporters in the case of Department…
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NSHE Statement on SCOTUS LGBTQ Ruling

Chancellor Thom Reilly June 15, 2020 Monday’s U.S. Supreme Court decision clearly underlines that federal law now protects our LGBTQ students, staff, and faculty’s right to fairness. Justice Neil Gorsuch wrote for the court, “In Title VII, Congress adopted broad language making it illegal for an employer to rely on an employee’s sex when deciding…
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More than 13,000 Students Graduate from Nevada’s Public Higher Education Institutions

LAS VEGAS – The Nevada System of Higher Education’s (NSHE)’s seven degree-granting institutions graduated more than 13,000 students with doctoral, master’s, bachelor’s, and associate degrees, along with numerous training certificates this spring. In consideration of the health and well-being of the graduates, their families, and NSHE’s institutions faculty and staff due to the COVID-19 pandemic,…
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NSHE Board of Regents Receive Institutional Metrics for DRI, TMCC

LAS VEGAS – The Nevada System of Higher Education (NSHE) Board of Regents were presented with metrics from the Desert Research Institute and Truckee Meadows Community College relating to their performance in the areas of Access, Student Success, Closing the Achievement Gap, Workforce Education, and Research. The metrics were presented by DRI President Kumud Acharya…
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Board of Regents Renew Contracts of Three Institution Presidents

LAS VEGAS – The Nevada System of Higher Education (NSHE) Board of Regents renewed the contracts of College of Southern Nevada (CSN) President Federico Zaragoza, Truckee Meadows Community College (TMCC) President Karin Hilgersom, and Western Nevada College (WNC) President Vincent Solis following a performance review. “I’m proud of the leadership of our presidents during this…
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Board of Regents Adjust NSHE Budget Reduction Plan

LAS VEGAS – Following the request of Gov. Sisolak due to the economic fallout caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, the Nevada Board of Regents approved another 5 percent budget reduction proposal on Friday. NSHE’s budget reduction proposal through the fiscal year 2021 totals nearly 20 percent. The Office of the Governor has asked for budget…
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NSHE Board of Regents Elect Officers for Fiscal Year 2021

LAS VEGAS – The Nevada System of Higher Education (NSHE) Board of Regents elected Chair Mark Doubrava and Vice Chair Carol Del Carlo to serve as the officers of the Board for Fiscal Year 2021. The Board of Regents leadership is comprised of a chair and vice chair who are elected by the Regents. The…
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Board of Regents Honor Deceased Regent Sam Lieberman

LAS VEGAS – The Board of Regents are honoring the memory of deceased Regent Sam Lieberman by awarding him a Distinguished Nevadan Award posthumously, renaming the Nevada Regents’ Scholar Award to the Sam Lieberman Regents’ Award for Student Scholarship, and UNLV will award him with an honorary doctorate posthumously. Regent Lieberman, who represented Regent District…
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