NSHE in the News
Share

NSHE in the News

February 8, 2016
Nevada Higher Ed Heads Toward More System Integration - KNPR

KNPR

Nevada Higher Ed Heads Toward More System Integration
KNPR
Problem is, you're not enrolled at UNLV. Yet, both of those schools are part of the Nevada System of Higher Education – or NSHE. So why can't you take classes across the system? And why do you have to enroll in each school separately? This was the ...

and more »
January 15, 2016
Cathy McAdoo will run for board of regents - Elko Daily Free Press

Elko Daily Free Press

Cathy McAdoo will run for board of regents
Elko Daily Free Press
ELKO — Cathy McAdoo, founding executive director of PACE Coalition, announced she will file in March for the District 8 seat of the Nevada System of Higher Education Board of Regents. The seat is being vacated by Regent Kevin Melcher at the end of his ...

and more »
January 22, 2016
Higher-ed officials push statewide registration for Nevada college students - Reno Gazette Journal

Reno Gazette Journal

Higher-ed officials push statewide registration for Nevada college students
Reno Gazette Journal
State higher education officials voted Friday to move forward on creating a common registration system for the state's seven public colleges. The Nevada System of Higher Education, the governing body over the state's public schools including the ...
Higher education officials are exploring a statewide registration system that would allow students to compare class ...The Republic
NSHE considers merging services among colleges, universitiesLas Vegas Review-Journal
Nevada Students Could Get 1-Stop Shop for College ClassesKOLO

all 23 news articles »
January 22, 2016
Lawmakers consider NSHE breakup as regents talk consolidation - Las Vegas Review-Journal

Las Vegas Review-Journal

Lawmakers consider NSHE breakup as regents talk consolidation
Las Vegas Review-Journal
... of Regents' sudden interest in reforming their system, this is only a first step," Silberkraus said of Friday's meeting, where regents will spend at least five hours contemplating their role as policy and budget setters for Nevada's public higher ...

February 8, 2016
How America Is Putting Itself Back Together - The Atlantic

The Atlantic

How America Is Putting Itself Back Together
The Atlantic
In these programs, the students learn to use and repair the machinery that defines the advanced-manufacturing age: 3-D printers, robots, and enormous CNC (computer numerically controlled) machine-tool systems. “We're ... But they both feel encouraged ...

January 21, 2016
Commentary: Pretty words cover less-than-noble motives - Elko Daily Free Press

Commentary: Pretty words cover less-than-noble motives
Elko Daily Free Press
Three years ago, when Ron served on the board of regents, Nevada's elected body that governs public higher education, that board held a big discussion on system governance at one of its meetings. It was “facilitated” by a woman with a long background ...

February 8, 2016
Democrats back candidate to challenge GOP Sen. Scott Hammond - Las Vegas Sun

Democrats back candidate to challenge GOP Sen. Scott Hammond
Las Vegas Sun
Nevada Senate Democrats announced today they will support lawyer Alexander Marks in his bid for Republican incumbent Sen. ... “That starts with access to a well-funded education system, including affordable options for quality higher education.”.

and more »
January 20, 2016
Cheaper mass online courses cheapen students' education - Las Vegas Sun

Reno Gazette Journal

Cheaper mass online courses cheapen students' education
Las Vegas Sun
On Friday the Board of Regents will hear a presentation about the top issues facing the Nevada System of Higher Education. Not surprisingly, funding and student success will take center stage, yet one proposed solution should raise some eyebrows. It ...
UNR, UNLV could see weekend classes, tougher admissionsReno Gazette Journal

all 2 news articles »
February 8, 2016
Why America needs immigrants (especially Nevada) - Las Vegas Sun

Why America needs immigrants (especially Nevada)
Las Vegas Sun
It was far higher than the rates for whites.” ... According to a study by the Institute on Taxation and Economic Policy, Nevada could see a $3 million increase in tax revenue if Obama's executive action gets out of the courts, and a $9 million increase ...

and more »
February 3, 2016
Group pushes for changes to new college aid program - Las Vegas Review-Journal

Las Vegas Review-Journal

Group pushes for changes to new college aid program
Las Vegas Review-Journal
According to research from the Nevada System of Higher Education, two-year college students in Nevada who take at least 15 credits their first semester have a graduation rate of 23 percent. The graduation rate for students who take fewer than 12 ...