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NSHE Announces Fee Waivers for Native American Students and Nevada National Guard Families

LAS VEGAS – The opportunity to succeed at the Nevada System of Higher Education (NSHE) has improved for Native Americans and Nevada National Guard family members thanks to fee waivers created during the 81st legislative session. Waivers for certain fees are currently available for Native American students and family members of the Nevada National Guard…
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State Board of Health to Require the COVID-19 Vaccine for NSHE Students

LAS VEGAS – The State Board of Health unanimously voted during an emergency meeting Friday to require NSHE students to receive the COVID-19 vaccine. Afterwards, Board of Regents Chair Cathy McAdoo and NSHE Chancellor Melody Rose released the following statement: “We want to thank the Board of Regents and the many students, faculty and staff…
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Statement from Board of Regents Chair McAdoo & Chancellor Rose

LAS VEGAS – In response to Governor Sisolak’s press conference on Aug. 5, 2021, Board of Regents Chair Cathy McAdoo and Nevada System of Higher Education (NSHE) Chancellor Melody Rose released the following statement: “On behalf of the Board of Regents and the Nevada System of Higher Education we want to thank Governor Sisolak for…
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Legal Analysis: State Board of Health has Authority Over Student Vaccines

LAS VEGAS – The legal authority to mandate a vaccine for Nevada System of Higher Education (NSHE) students falls within the jurisdiction of the State Board of Health, per Nevada law.  The Board of Regents have the authority to encourage and promote the COVID-19 vaccine, however, a vaccine mandate would have to come from the…
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NSHE Leaders Appointed to National Boards

LAS VEGAS – Leaders from the Nevada System of Higher Education (NSHE) and Board of Regents have been appointed to serve on national boards of distinguished higher education organizations. Regent Amy Carvalho was appointed to the Association of Governing Boards of Universities and Colleges (AGB) Council of Finance Committee Chairs – made up of finance…
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NSHE Statement on Federal Judge’s Ruling on DACA

LAS VEGAS — Following the ruling last week by a federal judge in Texas that the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program is unlawful, the Nevada System of Higher Education issues the following statement: “NSHE and its institutions reaffirm our strong commitment to our DACA and undocumented students systemwide. In keeping with the academic…
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