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Regents’ Distinguished Nevadans, Honorary Degrees, and the Sam Lieberman Student Scholarships Announced

HENDERSON, Nevada – The Nevada Board of Regents announced the recipients of the 2022 Distinguished Nevadan awards, the Nevada System of Higher Education’s most prestigious honor, and four honorary degrees that will be conferred at NSHE’s spring commencement ceremonies. The Board of Regents also awarded the “Sam Lieberman Regents’ Award for Student Scholarship” winners for…

Board of Regents Appoint WNC Interim President

HENDERSON, Nevada – The Nevada System of Higher Education (NSHE) Board of Regents tapped Officer-In-Charge and Provost J. Kyle Dalpe to serve as Interim President of Western Nevada College. The appointment as interim president will begin March 4 and continue through December 31, 2023. According to NSHE code, the Board of Regents can consider an…

Board of Regents Chair and Vice Chair Return to Respective Roles

LAS VEGAS – The Nevada System of Higher Education (NSHE) Board of Regents Chair Cathy McAdoo (District 8) and Vice Chair Patrick Carter (District 6) returned to their respective roles as the officers of the Board for the remainder of Fiscal Year 2022 following a special meeting held Thursday. About NSHE The Nevada System of…

NSHE Issues Updated Guidance on Face Coverings

Nevada System of Higher Education Chancellor Melody Rose has issued an update regarding COVID-19 and face covering requirements for NSHE’s institutions. Following Governor Steve Sisolak’s directive, NSHE employees, students, and members of the public are no longer required to wear face coverings while inside NSHE buildings irrespective of the COVID19 vaccination status effective immediately. This…

NSHE Celebrates Black History Month

Dear Friends and Colleagues, Today, as NSHE joins in celebrating Black History Month, it is a great time to renew our commitment toward assisting our African American students, faculty, and staff in reaching their educational and professional goals. We know we have work to do to increase access and to close opportunity gaps. While African…

Legislature Taps NSHE Athletic Leaders to Conduct Name and Likeness Study

LAS VEGAS – Five athletic leaders from Nevada’s public higher education institutions will serve on an interim state legislative committee charged with studying the complexities of college athletes profiting from their name, image, and likeness. The Nevada Legislature’s Joint Interim Standing Committee on Education on Thursday approved the following Nevada System of Higher Education (NSHE)…

Honoring the Legacy of Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Dear friends and colleagues, Today we honor the legacy of the Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr., one of the great Americans in our nation’s history. This year marks 54 years since his death and the struggle for equity is continuing. It is difficult work. It requires constant attention. As leaders in higher education, we must…

NSHE Mourns the Passing of Sen. Harry Reid

LAS VEGAS – The Nevada System of Higher Education (NSHE) mourned the passing of former U.S. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, who was a tireless advocate for Nevada’s public higher education mission of growing student access and success. “I was saddened to learn of Sen. Reid’s passing today and on behalf of the Nevada’s public…

A Holiday Message from NSHE

Dear friends and colleagues, During this holiday season I want to thank you for the positive impact your hard work has had in assisting NSHE’s students achieve their higher education goals. Because of your dedication, students are better supported, have bigger opportunities, and enjoy a brighter future. I also want to thank you for the…
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