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

November 18, 2014
Nevada Board of Regents name Dr. Len Jessup as next UNLV president
Nevada Board of Regents name Dr. Len Jessup as next UNLV president

After completing a national search, the Nevada System of Higher Education Board of Regents today approved the appointment of Dr. Len Jessup to serve as the 10th president of the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. Jessup is currently the dean of the Eller College of Management at the University of Arizona.

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October 20, 2014
Three candidates named for UNLV presidency

Three finalists for the presidency of the University of Nevada, Las Vegas were named during the Board of Regents ad hoc UNLV President Search Committee meeting today.

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October 16, 2014
Steven Zink recognized as national leader in education technology
Steven Zink recognized as national leader in education technology

The Center for Digital Education has named Steven Zink, NSHE’s vice chancellor for information technology, one of the nation’s top 30 education technology leaders. 

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October 1, 2014
2014 NSHE Southern Nevada Diversity Summit to be held Oct. 3

The Nevada System of Higher Education will hold its 2014 Southern Nevada Diversity Summit this Friday, Oct. 3, from 7:45 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. at the College of Southern Nevada, Cheyenne Campus (Horn Theatre). The event is free of charge and open to the public.

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September 29, 2014
NSHE'S community colleges receive $9.9 million federal grant to help Nevada's displaced workers and veterans

Vice President Joe Biden, Secretary Thomas E. Perez, and Secretary Arne Duncan announced today that the Nevada System of Higher Education's four community colleges have been awarded a $9.9 million (out of a maximum award of $10 million) grant to partner with local employers to expand and improve their education and career training programs. 

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June 15, 2014
NSHE community mourns loss of former chancellor James E. Rogers

James E. Rogers, a prominent businessman, philanthropist and educational leader, died Saturday, June 14, after a long battle with cancer. Rogers served as the ninth chancellor of the Nevada System of Higher Education (NSHE) from 2005 through 2009, after serving one year as interim chancellor.

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June 6, 2014
Regents approve tuition & fees increase

Today the Nevada Board of Regents approved a tuition and fees increase of four percent for each of the four upcoming academic years for students at seven Nevada System of Higher Education colleges and universities.

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June 6, 2014
Regents re-elect Page and chair and Trachok as vice-chairman

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

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June 5, 2014
Dr. Robert Larson Schofield named Distinguished Nevadan

The Board of Regents today approved the nomination of Dr. Robert Larson Schofield, Jr. as a 2014 Distinguished Nevadan.

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April 25, 2014
Regents appoint Burton as WNC Interim President

The Board of Regents today appointed Chester "Chet" Burton as the interim president of Western Nevada College (WNC) through June 30, 2016. Burton has served as the acting president since December 2013.

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