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University of Nevada System


  • [The University of Nevada System was established in 1968 as a central body responsible for state-supported institutions of higher learning and research in Nevada, with administrative control over four divisions. Under the System, the University of Nevada became the University of Nevada, Reno. Nevada Southern University became the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. The Desert Research Institute of the University of Nevada (established in 1959) became the third division of the System. The fourth division was the Community College Division. The name of the University of Nevada System was later changed to the University and Community College System of Nevada (UCCSN), then, in 2004, to the Nevada System of Higher Education (NSHE).]

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    • found: Work program for general university operation and estimative budgets, 1975-76, 1975:t.p. (University of Nevada System)
    • found: University and Community College System of Nevada completions report, 1992:p. 1 (UCCSN; has six instructional campuses)
    • found: Nevada System of Higher Education www home page, Nov. 30, 2006(The Nevada System of Higher Education (NSHE), formerly the University and Community College System of Nevada ("UCCSN"), was formed in 1968)
    • found: Wikipedia, 12 May 2015:Nevada System of Higher Education (The Nevada System of Higher Education (NSHE) (formerly the University and Community College System of Nevada "UCCSN") was formed in 1968 to oversee all state-supported higher education in the U.S. state of Nevada. The name was changed in 2004. Two doctoral-granting research universities, one state college, four community colleges, and one research institute comprise the System)
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    • [The University of Nevada System was established in 1968 as a central body responsible for state-supported institutions of higher learning and research in Nevada, with administrative control over four divisions. Under the System, the University of Nevada became the University of Nevada, Reno. Nevada Southern University became the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. The Desert Research Institute of the University of Nevada (established in 1959) became the third division of the System. The fourth division was the Community College Division. The name of the University of Nevada System was later changed to the University and Community College System of Nevada (UCCSN), then, in 2004, to the Nevada System of Higher Education (NSHE).]
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    • 1980-01-14: new
    • 2015-05-15: revised
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