Over the last two years, the eight institutions under the purview of the Nevada System of Higher Education (NSHE) have spent almost $9 million buying out 107 administrative faculty members.
A proposed elevated expressway near the UNLV campus would cost the school between $11.5 million and $14.5 million in adverse economic impact, according to a study carried out by the university.
The lockdowns were called around 1:15 p.m. Friday and lifted at 3 p.m. after school district police determined the threats were not credible.
Education Secretary Betsy DeVos on Friday proposed a major overhaul to the way colleges and universities handle sexual misconduct complaints, adding protections for students accused of assault and harassment and narrowing which cases schools would be required to investigate.
Two themes stood out at Thursday’s meeting with NSHE Chancellor Thom Reilly: Most speakers back a national search for a successor to Len Jessup and many think acting President Marta Meana would be a fine choice for the job.
Charm McElree connects veterans with a federal program that helps those who left school for the service get those long-overdue diplomas. She was honored by Gov. Brian Sandoval and other officials Thursday in Las Vegas.
Volunteers with the Las Vegas-based nonprofit Project 150 on Wednesday began preparing 2,000 holiday meal boxes for students in need for distribution this week. Each one feeds a family of four.
Four years ago, senior Donovan Souder never saw himself taking a journalism class at Spring Valley High School. His mind was occupied by sports — baseball, basketball and anything else that would keep him from writing, he said.
Most veterans using the Forever GI Bill to attend UNLV have not faced the backlog affecting thousands of others who have yet to receive benefits or have received them late.
The College of Southern Nevada will host two free sessions to help students fill out federal financial aid forms.