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UNLV Commencement Spring 2021 at Sam Boyd Stadium

More than 14,000 Graduate from Nevada’s Public Higher Education Institutions

LAS VEGAS — Nevada’s seven public degree-granting higher education institutions graduated more than 14,000 students this spring, with doctoral, master’s, bachelor’s, and associate degrees, along with numerous training certificates. For Nevada State College, the 2021 graduating class was the largest in the history of the 19-year-old institution, which conferred 788 degrees to 764 graduates. More…
New student orientation day held June 28, 2013 at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas

Regents Approve Performance Pools for NSHE Professional Employees

LAS VEGAS – A new funding mechanism approved by the Nevada System of Higher Education (NSHE) Board of Regents will reward meritorious performance, reduce the occurrence of salary compression and inversion, and provide all NSHE professional employees with regular and predictable salary adjustments. The Board of Regents on Friday approved the recommendation made by the…
A view of buildings at UNR

Regents approve Renown Health and UNR School of Medicine Affiliation Agreement

The Nevada System of Higher Education (NSHE) Board of Regents voted today at its monthly board meeting to approve an affiliation agreement between the University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine (UNR Med) and Renown Health that will establish the first fully integrated health system in Nevada. The Board of Regents approval of the collaboration between Nevada’s oldest medical…
Students on campus at TMCC

NSHE Board of Regents Receives Institutional Metrics for DRI, TMCC

LAS VEGAS – The Desert Research Institute and Truckee Meadows Community College presented he Nevada System of Higher Education (NSHE) Board of Regents with updated metrics relating to the institutions’ 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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NSHE Board of Regents Elects Officers for Fiscal Year 2022

LAS VEGAS – The Nevada System of Higher Education (NSHE) Board of Regents elected Chair Cathy McAdoo and Vice Chair Patrick Carter to serve as the officers of the Board for Fiscal Year 2022. The Board of Regents’ leadership is comprised of a chair and vice chair who are elected by the Regents. The term…
New buildings at NSC

Board of Regents Appoints Acting President of Nevada State College

LAS VEGAS – The Nevada System of Higher Education (NSHE) Board of Regents appointed Nevada State College Provost and Executive Vice President Vickie Shields to serve as the acting president of Nevada State College (NSC) between current President Bart Patterson’s retirement date and new President DeRionne Pollard’s start date. President Patterson is set to retire…

Gov. Sisolak Signs Four Public Higher Education Bills into Law at NSHE

LAS VEGAS – Governor Steve Sisolak visited the Nevada System of Higher Education system administration Las Vegas office on Wednesday, where he signed four new bills passed during the 81st Legislative Session impacting Nevada’s public higher education system. The bills signed include: SB434 – Makes a $25 million appropriation to the Governor’s Office of Finance for…
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NSHE Chancellor Issues Statement on COVID-19 Protocol Updates

LAS VEGAS – Nevada System of Higher Education (NSHE) Chancellor Melody Rose issued a statement on updates to the system’s COVID-19 protocols. “Consistent with the recent updates from the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Governor Sisolak, Nevada Health Response, and Nevada OSHA, students, employees, and members of the public who have been fully…
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NSHE Issues Support for Gov. Sisolak’s Community College Plan

LAS VEGAS – The Nevada System of Higher Education (NSHE) Chancellor Melody Rose announced support for Governor Sisolak’s bill that would appoint a committee to conduct an interim study looking at opportunities to align workforce training and programs offered by Nevada’s public  community colleges. Chancellor Rose said: “Assembly Bill 450 has been approved by the…
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NSHE Drafting Plans for COVID-19 Vaccine Requirement

LAS VEGAS – The Nevada System of Higher Education is currently drafting plans to mandate COVID-19 vaccinations for students, with some limited exceptions, who are returning to campus in the fall semester. As a public system of higher education, and consistent with the University of California system of higher education, any COVID-19 vaccine mandated by NSHE is contingent upon the U.S. Food…
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