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NSHE Budget Request Finalized

LAS VEGAS – The Nevada Board of Regents approved the final version of a $1.5 billion operating budget request for Nevada’s public higher education institutions on Friday. The 2019 to 2021 Biennial NSHE Operating Budget and Supplemental Request includes funding for UNLV’s new School of Medicine, addresses faculty salaries, and creates a state-wide summer school…
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Nevada Promise Scholarship Now Accepting Applications

LAS VEGAS — The Nevada Promise Scholarship, which allows students to attend Nevada community colleges at virtually no cost, began accepting applications for its second year. Last year saw more than 1,300 students become eligible to receive the scholarship and attend the College of Southern Nevada, Great Basin College, Truckee Meadows Community College, or Western Nevada College this fall semester nearly for free. Established by Governor Sandoval and the Nevada…
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NSHE Hires New General Counsel

LAS VEGAS – Chancellor Thom Reilly announced that veteran government attorney Joseph Reynolds will be joining the Nevada System of Higher education administration as General Counsel in late August. “Joe is a veteran of government service having advised Governor Sandoval on legal and policy matters as a member of his senior staff, chairing the Public…
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Regents Approve Final Piece of Budget Request

LAS VEGAS — The Nevada Board of Regents approved the final piece of its $1.5 billion operating budget request for Nevada’s public higher education institutions on Friday, a return to funding levels not seen since 2008-2009. The 2019 to 2021 Biennial NSHE Operating Budget and Supplemental Request includes funding for a state-wide summer school initiative…
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NSHE Responds to White House Policy on Race-Based Admissions

LAS VEGAS — As the White House plans on encouraging higher education institutions to adopt race-blind admissions standards, Nevada System of Higher Education Chancellor Thom Reilly noted that Nevada’s public higher education institutions operate under an open access for general admission policy. “We are a state that has open access for general admission to our…
Chancellor's Bulletin by Dr. Thom Reilly

Chancellor’s Bulletin – June 1, 2018

The 2017-2018 academic year has ended with great success across Nevada’s public institutions of higher learning. We graduated more than 10,000 students and they are entering the workforce at a great time as job growth remains high in Nevada. There are so many stories of student success that are encouraging. We have many first-generation college…
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Board of Regents Elect Officers for Next Fiscal Year

RENO, Nevada – The Board of Regents elected Chair Kevin J. Page and Vice Chair Jason Geddes to serve a consecutive year as the officers of the Board on Friday. The Board of Regents leadership is comprised of a chair and vice chair who are elected by the regents. The term for the elected officers…
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Board of Regents Extend Contract of Truckee Meadows President

RENO, Nevada – The Board of Regents voted to extend the contract of Truckee Meadows Community College President Karin Hilgersom on Friday. Nevada System of Higher Education Chancellor Thom Reilly lauded Hilgersom for her professionalism and growth since taking over the institution in 2016. “President Hilgersom is well regarded, both at the college as well…
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Regents Name Marta Meana Acting President of UNLV

LAS VEGAS – The Nevada System of Higher Education (NSHE) Board of Regents today voted to appoint Marta Meana as acting UNLV president. Meana, currently dean of UNLV’s Honors College, will begin July 1 and serve until the successful completion of a national search for the university’s next president. Meana, a professor of psychology at…
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Nevada Higher Education Institutions Graduate More than 10,000 Students

Nevada’s seven public higher education institutions graduated more than 10,000 students with doctoral, master’s, bachelor’s, and associate degrees, along with numerous training certificates this spring. “We are very proud of our graduates and confident they have the foundation for successful careers and life here in Nevada,” said Thom Reilly, Chancellor of the Nevada System of…
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