Regents to Hear Public Testimony on Proposed UNR Land Sale
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Nevada System of Higher Education
5550 W. Flamingo Rd., Suite C-1
Las Vegas, Nevada 89103
Tel: (702) 889-8426


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
September 1, 2005


Contact: John Kuhlman
(702) 889-8426
John_Kuhlman@nshe.nevada.edu
www.nevada.edu


REGENTS TO HEAR PUBLIC TESTIMONY ON PROPOSED
UNR LAND SALE

LAS VEGAS – Members of the public are encouraged to participate in a special meeting of the Nevada Board of Regents to hear public testimony on the proposed property sale of property located at Mill St. and McCarran Blvd.

The meeting will be held on September 7 in the Nightingale Concert Hall on the campus of the University of Nevada, Reno and will start at 2 p.m. An agenda for the meeting, which is being held at the request of University President John Lilley, can be found online at http://system.nevada.edu/Board-of-R/Meetings/Agendas/Special_0905.doc_cvt.htm

Officials from the University of Nevada, Reno will make a presentation on the proposed sale of the 55-acre property and will discuss regional flood control issues and the property’s role in the mission of the university.

The Nevada Board of Regents is the elected, 13-member governing body for the Nevada System of Higher Education. Comprising two doctoral-granting universities, a state college, four comprehensive community colleges and one environmental research institute, the NSHE serves the educational and job training needs of the nation’s fastest growing state. As Nevada’s only system of higher education, the NSHE provides educational opportunities to more than 100,000 students.