ad hoc Committee on Higher Education Funding
Please note that the upcoming meeting of the ad hoc Committee on Higher Education Funding scheduled for April 30 has been rescheduled.
The April meeting for this committee will now take place on April 26, 2024
The ad hoc Committee on Higher Education Funding shall:
Evaluate models for higher education funding that are used in other states to support institutions similar to NSHE institutions and compare those models to the current funding model used in Nevada, including allocation methodology and institutional costs for the delivery of instruction.
Determine whether other funding allocation methods would be appropriate for NSHE, whereby different missions of research universities, state universities, and community colleges are appropriately considered.
Review and make recommendations regarding the method(s) used by other states in the use and reporting of revenue and expenses outside of a state-supported operating budget.
The ad hoc Committee on Higher Education Funding will begin meeting in November 2023. Additional meetings will be held monthly through August 2024.
Meeting details and agendas will be posted here as they become available.
Schedule of Meetings
November 14, 2023
February 12, 2024
March 19, 2024
April 26, 2024 (Updated)
May 30, 2024
July 25, 2024
LCB Bulletin 13-08
Funding of Higher Education, is a historical document that includes the findings and recommendations of the last formula funding study that occurred in 2012.
DRIVING BETTER Outcomes: Fiscal Year 2020 State Status & Typology Update
The 2020 report “Driving Better Outcomes: Typology and Principles to Inform Outcomes-Based Funding Models,” released by HCM Strategists, established a comprehensive typology of Student Success Funding (SSF) models and a state-by-state classification of funding systems according to the typology.
Base Funding Formula Summary
The Base Funding Formula summary provides a history of the NSHE funding formula since its inception through a compilation of biennial Appropriations Reports (2013-2023 Legislative Sessions), as well as minutes, exhibits, and audio recordings of various money committee meetings.
Performance Pool Summary
The Performance Pool summary provides a history of the establishment of the Performance Pool, including institutional performance related to the established metrics, the setting of performance targets biennially, and other general background.
Voting Members of the Committee
Justice James W. Hardesty (Ret.)
Regent Byron Brooks
Senator Carrie Buck
Mr. Glenn Christenson
Mr. Richard Combs
Regent Carol Del Carlo
Senator Marilyn Dondero-Loop
Mrs. Betsy Fretwell
Assemblyman Ken Gray
Regent Stephanie Goodman
Assemblywoman Erica Mosca
Mr. Tony Sanchez III
Mrs. Yvette Williams
Advisory Members of the Committee
Dr. Kyle Dalpe
Dr. Peter Reed
Mrs. Lindsay Sessions
Ms. Suzanna Stankute
Ms. Amy Stephenson
Mr. Chris Viton
Ms. Stacy Wallace