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Previously issued press releases can be viewed by selecting the press release from the links below.

June 9, 2016
Regents re-elect Rick Trachok as chairman and Michael Wixom as vice chairman of Nevada Board of Regents

The Nevada Board of Regents today re-elected Rick Trachok as chairman and Michael Wixom as vice chairman of the 13-member higher education governing body.

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June 7, 2016
Nevada high school students graduate with diplomas...and college degrees

As Nevada high school students walk across the stage in the next few weeks to receive their diplomas, 110 of them will have already earned an associate degree or certificate from one of the state's four community colleges.

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May 27, 2016
Regents name John V. White acting chancellor

The Board of Regents today unanimously approved the appointment of John V. White as the acting chancellor of the Nevada System of Higher Education, effective June 3.

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May 2, 2016
Regents name Dr. Robert B. Gagosian acting president of the Desert Research Institute

The Board of Regents today approved the appointment of Dr. Robert B. Gagosian as the acting president of the Desert Research Institute, effective July 1.

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May 2, 2016
Dr. Karin Hilgersom named president of Truckee Meadows Community College

The Board of Regents today approved the appointment of Dr. Karin Hilgersom as the next president of Truckee Meadows Community College, effective June 15.

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April 29, 2016
Dr. Karin Hilgersom named sole finalist for TMCC presidency

After completing a nationwide search and four days of on-campus interviews, today the TMCC President Search Committee and the Advisory Committee have nominated Dr. Karin Hilgersom as the sole finalist to serve as the college's next president.

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April 19, 2016
Four finalists named for Truckee Meadows Community College presidency

Four finalists for the presidency of the Truckee Meadows Community College (TMCC) were named today by Chancellor Daniel J. Klaich, in consultation with Regent Kevin C. Melcher, chair of the TMCC President Search Committee.

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March 4, 2016
Regents honor NSHE faculty and staff

The Nevada Board of Regents today named recipients of the 2016 Regents' awards for NSHE faculty and staff.

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March 3, 2016
Regents honor top Nevadans
The Nevada Board of Regents today named recipients of several prestigious honors, including the 2016 Distinguished Nevadans.
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February 4, 2016
NSHE colleges awarded $346,628 for STEM workforce training programs

Gov. Sandoval today announced that his Office of Science, Innovation and Technology has awarded more than $600,000 in STEM Workforce Challenge Grants to various training providers in the state, including three NSHE institutions that will receive a combined $346,628.

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