Chancellor’s Bulletin

UNLV 2016 Spring Commencement ceremonies

Higher Education’s Mission Remains Unchanged and Just as Important as Ever

UNLV Spring 2016 Commencement morning session held at the Thomas and Mack Center on May 14, 2016. (R. Marsh Starks / UNLV Photo Services) By Cathy McAdoo, Amy Carvalho, and Dale Erquiaga From its inception, Nevada has demonstrated a commitment to higher education and an awareness of the need for our residents to have the…
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TMCC’s Estela Gutierrez Receives IDEA Recognition

RENO, Nev. — Estela Levario Gutierrez, vice president of student services and diversity at Truckee Meadows Community College (TMCC), was honored Friday at the Nevada Board of Regents meeting for her 30 years of service and her recent national recognition as a diversity champion. Friday’s recognition was given by the Inclusion, Diversity, Equity, and Access…
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NSHE Board of Regents Re-Elects McAdoo as Chair and Elects Carvalho as Vice Chair

RENO, Nev. — The Nevada Board of Regents on Thursday re-elected Cathy McAdoo as chair and elected Amy J. Carvalho as vice chair of the 13-member board that oversees the Nevada System of Higher Education (NSHE). “Serving in this leadership capacity continues to be a great honor,” said McAdoo, who represents District 8, which includes…

Board of Regents Appoints Dale Erquiaga NSHE Acting Chancellor

RENO, Nevada – The Nevada Board of Regents yesterday approved the selection of Dale A.R. Erquiaga as the acting chancellor of the Nevada System of Higher Education (NSHE). “Dale Erquiaga is a gifted innovator and strategist with over 35 years of successful experience in both the private and public sectors,” said Cathy McAdoo, Board of Regents…

Research Investment Continues at UNLV and UNR

Nevada’s two public universities maintain prestigious Carnegie R1 Classification RENO, Nevada – The University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV) and the University of Nevada, Reno (UNR) continue to maximize the positive economic and cultural impacts as two of the top research universities in the nation. Both institutions received the prestigious “R1” classification in 2018 and…

Nevada Receives National Science Foundation Research Award for $20 Million

Las Vegas, Nevada –The Nevada System of Higher Education (NSHE) has been awarded $20 million over a period of five years for the Harnessing the Data Revolution for Fire Science (HDRFS) project. This project is funded through the National Science Foundation Established Program to Stimulate Competitive Research (NSF EPSCoR); whose mission is to enhance research…
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Governor Sisolak Commits $5 million toward NSHE Community College Efforts

LAS VEGAS – Gov. Steve Sisolak has committed $5 million in federal American Rescue Plan Act dollars toward exploring how the Nevada System of Higher Education (NSHE) community colleges or other apprentice and training programs can be provided at no cost to Nevadans by 2025. The funding will support the work of the Community College…
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NSHE Updates Employee COVID-19 Testing Program

On March 23, 2022, Chancellor Melody Rose issued a memorandum, in adhearnce with the Office of the Governor, updating the employee COVID-19 testing program and directing that the unvaccinated state employee weekly Covid-19 testing program that has been applicable to unvaccinated NSHE employees and coordinated through the Public Employees Benefits Program (PEBP) will end effective…
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NSHE Scores Big as Congress Passes Federal Appropriations Bill

LAS VEGAS – NSHE basketball teams aren’t the only ones scoring this March. The Nevada System of Higher Education was allocated more than $22 million when Congress passed the 2022 federal appropriations bill on March 10. President Biden signed the bill into law on March 15. “We are grateful to our federal delegation for their…
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2022 Regents’ Awards Recipients Named

HENDERSON, Nevada – The Nevada System of Higher Education (NSHE) Board of Regents named recipients of the 2022 Regents’ awards for NSHE faculty and staff at the Board’s March quarterly meeting. Nevada Regents’ Outstanding Classified Staff Award The Board of Regents’ Outstanding Classified Staff Award is given annually to staff members with distinguished classified service.…
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