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

June 13, 2017
Dr. Thom Reilly to be considered as next NSHE chancellor

Dr. Thom Reilly has been named today as a candidate for consideration as the next chancellor of the Nevada System of Higher Education (NSHE).

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June 8, 2017
Nate Mackinnon named NSHE vice chancellor for community colleges

Nate Mackinnon, currently assistant commissioner and chief of staff for the Massachusetts Department of Higher Education, has been selected to serve as the vice chancellor for community colleges for the Nevada System of Higher Education (NSHE) beginning July 12, 2017.

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June 8, 2017
Nevada Board of Regents elect Kevin J. Page as new chairman and Jason Geddes as vice chairman
The Nevada Board of Regents today elected Kevin J. Page as chairman and Jason Geddes, Ph.D. as vice chairman of the 13-member higher education governing body.
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May 3, 2017
Special Board of Regents meeting set for May 9 to appoint NSHE chancellor

LAS VEGAS, Nev. -- Board of Regents Chairman Rick Trachok announced today that he has called a May 9 special meeting of the Board to consider the appointment of John Valery White as chancellor of the Nevada System of Higher Education.

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April 27, 2017
Regents name Joyce Helens president of Great Basin College

The Board of Regents today approved the appointment of Joyce Helens as the next president of Great Basin College, effective August 1.

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March 3, 2017
2017 Regents' Awards recipients named
The Nevada Board of Regents today named recipients of the 2017 Regents' awards for NSHE faculty and staff.
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March 2, 2017
Regents Name 2017 Distinguished Nevadans, Regents' Scholars, and Honorary Degree recipients

The Nevada Board of Regents today named recipients of several prestigious honors, including the 2017 Distinguished Nevadans.

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February 13, 2017
NSHE adds institutional peer comparisons to online data dashboards
The Nevada System of Higher Education today launched a new online dashboard that allows members of the public to compare performance metrics of NSHE institutions to those of comparable colleges and universities.
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February 3, 2017
Regents name Dr. Kristen Averyt president of the Desert Research Institute
The Board of Regents today approved the appointment of Dr. Kristen Averyt as the next president of the Desert Research Institute, effective July 1.
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January 27, 2017
Dr. Kristen Averyt named finalist for Desert Research Institute presidency

RENO, Nev. -- After completing a nationwide search, today the DRI President Search Committee and the Advisory Committee have nominated Dr. Kristen Averyt as the sole finalist to serve as the Desert Research Institute's next president. She was selected following face-to-face interviews held today with the committees and campus visits last week in both Las Vegas and Reno.

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