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Search Committee Recommends former Gov. Brian Sandoval to be UNR’s Next President

RENO, NEVADA – The Nevada Board of Regents ad hoc UNR President Search Committee recommended ­­­­­­­­­­­­former Gov. Brian Sandoval to be the university’s 17th president on Wednesday. The Board of Regents are scheduled to meet at 1 p.m. Thursday to make their decision. The meeting will be live streamed here: www.nshe.nevada.edu. BIOGRAPHY Brian Sandoval was…
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NSHE Board of Regents Receives Institutional Metrics for UNR, WNC

LAS VEGAS – The Nevada System of Higher Education (NSHE) Board of Regents was presented with metrics from the University of Nevada, Reno (UNR) and Western Nevada College (WNC) relating to their performance in the areas of Access, Student Success, Closing the Achievement Gap, Workforce Education, and Research. The metrics were presented by UNR President…
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Dr. Kumud Acharya Appointed Permanent President of DRI

LAS VEGAS – Dr. Kumud Acharya, an ecological engineer whose pioneering work in Nevada helped local and state water managers address aquatic invasive species threatening both Lake Mead and Lake Tahoe, was appointed the permanent president of the Desert Research Institute by the Nevada Board of Regents on Thursday. Dr. Kumud Acharya (Photo by David…
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NSC Receives $2.7 million Hispanic-Serving Institution grant from the U.S. Dept. of Ed

HENDERSON – Nevada State College’s School of Education was selected by the United States Department of Education to receive $2,730,661 in funding under the Developing Hispanic-Serving Institutions Program – a Title V federal program that assists institutions in expanding educational opportunities for Hispanic students. Nevada State College, which was awarded the first-ever Hispanic Serving Institute…
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Nevada’s Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) offers COVID Trace App

LAS VEGAS – Nevada’s Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) is offering the COVID Trace app for free, a Bluetooth-based exposure notification program designed to help slow the spread of COVID-19. COVID Trace, which is recommended by state health and Nevada System of Higher Education officials, is available for download for both iOS and…
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NSHE Welcomes Our New Chancellor Dr. Melody Rose

Dear NSHE community, I am honored to greet you today as the new Chancellor of the Nevada System of Higher Education. As we begin this unprecedented Fall semester, I know that many of us share the same worries and concerns about the future. However, at this moment of uncertainty, I believe Nevada enjoys a rare…
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Renown Health & University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine announce intent to affiliate

Renown Health and the University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine (UNR Med) announced Wednesday their intent to develop plans for a proposed long-term partnership designed to enhance Nevada’s medical education system, expand clinical research capacity in northern Nevada and create a world-class health care network. The collaboration between Nevada’s oldest medical school and one of its…
UNLV 2016 Spring Commencement ceremonies

NSHE Board of Regents Select Dr. Keith Whitfield as UNLV’s New President

LAS VEGAS – The Nevada System of Higher Education (NSHE) Board of Regents voted to appoint Dr. Keith Whitfield as UNLV’s new president. He becomes UNLV’s 11th permanent president and the first Black president in the university’s 63-year history. Dr. Whitfield, currently the provost and senior vice president of academic affairs and a professor of…
UNLV 2016 Spring Commencement ceremonies

UNLV President Search Committee Recommends Dr. Keith Whitfield

The ad hoc UNLV President Search Committee on Wednesday recommended Dr. Keith Whitfield, provost of Wayne State University, to be UNLV’s 11th permanent president. The Board of Regents are scheduled to meet at 1 p.m. Thursday to make their decision. The meeting will be live streamed here nshe.nevada.edu. Biography   Keith Whitfield Dr. Keith Whitfield is…
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NSHE Seeks Withdrawal of ICE Rule Changes for International Students

LAS VEGAS – The Nevada System of Higher Education (NSHE) Chancellor Thom Reilly has asked Nevada’s Federal Delegation to help rescind the Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) rule changes for international students. In a letter to Nevada’s Congressional representatives, the Chancellor stated, “These changes could adversely affect over 2,000 international students attending NSHE’s institutions. Firstly,…
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