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January 20, 2015
NSHE Notes: Getting ready for the 78th Legislative Session
NSHE Notes: Getting ready for the 78th Legislative Session

Last week, Governor Brian Sandoval delivered his annual State of the State address and reaffirmed his commitment to education. He presented his Executive Budget that calls for an increased investment in Nevada's public colleges and universities. While our staff is still going through several hundred lines of detail and calculations, I wanted to share with you an overview of the higher education budget recommendations.

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January 19, 2015
NSHE Notes: Honoring the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
NSHE Notes: Honoring the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

As we celebrate the national holiday honoring the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., I think it is important for us to pause and remember the words and teachings of this great man.

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December 22, 2014
NSHE Notes: Happy holidays!
NSHE Notes: Happy holidays!

As 2014 is coming to an end, I want to wish you and your loved ones a joyous holiday season and a happy new year. The past 12 months have brought exciting times to the eight institutions within the Nevada System of Higher Education.

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NSHE Notes: A time for gratitude
NSHE Notes: A time for gratitude

This is a week for reflection on the many blessings we enjoy as Americans and Nevadans. As we make plans to spend time with friends and family to contemplate and celebrate our gratitude, I'd like to take a few moments to offer my thanks to the people who have been striving to improve Nevada's public higher education system.

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November 10, 2014
NSHE Notes: Honoring Nevada's veterans
NSHE Notes: Honoring Nevada's veterans

Gov. Brian Sandoval has proclaimed 2014 to be the Year of the Veteran in Nevada.  At NSHE, we are taking that mission to heart this year, and every year moving forward, as we strive to develop a more veteran-friendly campus environment.

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October 27, 2014
NSHE Notes: Celebrating Nevada's Sesquicentennial
NSHE Notes: Celebrating Nevada's Sesquicentennial

In 1865, Nevada's first Board of Regents met to appoint commissioners who had the task of raising money to establish "an Agricultural and Mechanical College." Their efforts were rewarded nine years later when our state's first college was founded in Elko. Nearly 150 years later, that college and governing body would evolve to the present-day Nevada System of Higher Education and encompass two universities, one state college, four community colleges and a research institute.

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October 8, 2014
NSHE Notes: Students serving students
NSHE Notes: Students serving students

If you are a little tired of being constantly bombarded with bad news, let me brighten up your day a little bit.

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September 29, 2014
NSHE Notes: Serving our diverse state
NSHE Notes: Serving our diverse state

The eight institutions within the Nevada System of Higher Education have made great strides in creating a culture of completion for our students, regardless of their background. Our goal is to create campus environments that embrace the diversity of the communities we serve. Within NSHE, diversity includes gender, ethnicity, culture, socio-economic status, ability/disability, age, sexual orientation, geography, veteran, and first-generation status.

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September 15, 2014
NSHE Notes: Cultivating tomorrow’s education leaders
NSHE Notes: Cultivating tomorrow’s education leaders

We have always aspired toward a seamless public education system in Nevada. One where our children can leave elementary school prepared for middle school; depart middle school ready for the challenges of high school; and graduate from high school as young men and women armed with the knowledge and skills they need to succeed in higher education.

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September 8, 2014
NSHE Notes: Welcome back!
NSHE Notes: Welcome back!

As a higher education system, we have been traveling down a long road as we move toward making our eight institutions the pinnacle of intellectual, workforce, cultural, and artistic leadership for Nevada. I am reminded of our progress down this path at the start of every new semester.

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