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November 25, 2014
Outgoing Nevada AG Moves To Higher Education - KNPR

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Outgoing Nevada AG Moves To Higher Education
KNPR
Catherine Cortez Masto, Nevada's outgoing attorney general, will go to work for the Nevada System of Higher Education starting next year. They announced today that she will take the Las Vegas-based executive vice chancellor job beginning Jan. 1 ...
Attorney General Catherine Cortez Masto named to higher ed postLas Vegas Review-Journal
Outgoing Nevada attorney general will become higher ed officialLas Vegas Sun

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December 16, 2014
Chancellor defends Nevada higher ed against plagiarism allegations - Las Vegas Review-Journal

Las Vegas Review-Journal

Chancellor defends Nevada higher ed against plagiarism allegations
Las Vegas Review-Journal
In the wake of plagiarism allegations, Dan Klaich, the chancellor of the Nevada System of Higher Education, is rolling out an explanation. But the explanation is contradicted by emails and researchers at Brookings Mountain West, the think tank that the ...
Nevada higher ed overseer accused of plagiarism on grant applicationEducation Dive
Nevada Higher Ed Chancellor Refutes Plagiarism ClaimsKNPR

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December 18, 2014
Plagiarism allegations hound Nevada higher ed - Las Vegas Review-Journal (blog)

Las Vegas Review-Journal (blog)

Plagiarism allegations hound Nevada higher ed
Las Vegas Review-Journal (blog)
Now a second plagiarism situation made public by Review-Journal reporter Bethany Barnes is being disputed, but appears to be equally embarrassing to the Nevada System of Higher Education although thankfully doesn't rise to the level of ‚Äúserial ...

December 14, 2014
Nevada higher education agency copies think-tank report for grant - Las Vegas Review-Journal

Las Vegas Review-Journal

Nevada higher education agency copies think-tank report for grant
Las Vegas Review-Journal
... higher education in the state? Documents show Frank Woodbeck, executive director of the College Collaborative with the Nevada System of Higher Education, copied large sections of a Brookings Mountain West report draft to create a competitive grant.

December 17, 2014
Regents hire outgoing AG for higher education job - KTVN

Regents hire outgoing AG for higher education job
KTVN
LAS VEGAS (AP) - Nevada regents have hired the state's outgoing attorney general as executive vice chancellor for $215,000 a year. Nevada System of Higher Education regents voted unanimously Tuesday to hire Catherine Cortez Masto for the Las ...

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December 19, 2014
TMCC contest winner to get tuition, books, iPad - Reno Gazette Journal

TMCC contest winner to get tuition, books, iPad
Reno Gazette Journal
One nontraditional student (that's someone 25 or older) will win a three-class scholarship, a book stipend and an iPad by writing the winning "Gift of Education" essay for Truckee Meadows Community College. "Nontraditional students really know and ...

December 5, 2014
Higher education is a fruitful fallback for politicians - Las Vegas Review-Journal (blog)

Las Vegas Review-Journal (blog)

Higher education is a fruitful fallback for politicians
Las Vegas Review-Journal (blog)
Cortez Masto late last month was named executive vice chancellor of the Nevada System of Higher Education, an unfilled position that pays $215,000 a year. The appointment was so surprising it came as a shock to at least one member of the Board of ...

December 3, 2014
Regents not ready to rubber stamp Mackay renovation just yet - Reno Gazette Journal

Reno Gazette Journal

Regents not ready to rubber stamp Mackay renovation just yet
Reno Gazette Journal
(Photo: Nevada System of Higher Education). 1 CONNECT 12 TWEET 9 LINKEDIN 1 COMMENTEMAILMORE. The Wolf Pack's proposed $11.5 million renovation of Mackay Stadium will go before the Nevada Board of Regents on Thursday, with a final vote ...

November 24, 2014
How does proposed Mackay Stadium renovation affect Pack fans? - Reno Gazette Journal

Reno Gazette Journal

How does proposed Mackay Stadium renovation affect Pack fans?
Reno Gazette Journal
The Wolf Pack athletic department will put its proposed Mackay Stadium renovation, a projected $11.5 million project, in front of the Nevada Board of Regents for approval on Dec. 4-5 in Las Vegas. Since the proposed project was made public last week ...

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November 21, 2014
Wolf Pack proposes 'game-changing' $11.5 million renovation of Mackay Stadium - Reno Gazette Journal

Reno Gazette Journal

Wolf Pack proposes 'game-changing' $11.5 million renovation of Mackay Stadium
Reno Gazette Journal
That project, which is separate from the Mackay renovation, is a donation campaign that would outfit Mackay with a new scoreboard, sound system and "grand entrance" near the north end zone, an area called Champions Plaza. Nevada fan Brantly Compton ...

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