Category Archives: Budget News

2013 Spring Town Hall Notes

Prior to the town halls, CSN issued an open-ended survey question to college employees to solicit questions they would like addressed during the upcoming town hall. CSN President Michael Richards opened each town hall responding to the majority of these … Continue reading

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Belated March Chronicle

This is a belated March Chronicle, which primarily serves to lay a foundation for the college-wide town hall meetings that begin next week. I plan to share additional details as available from the state and Nevada System of Higher Education at those sessions.
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Funding Formula Comparison

As the discussion on how to allocate state funds to Nevada’s universities and colleges continues, I would like to share a comparison of the state funding per student under the current formula and under the chancellor’s proposed model. Click on the graphic to enlarge it on your screen.
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New NSHE Funding Model

The chancellor’s proposed funding formula, discussed in this morning’s Review-Journal in an article by Richard Lake, is a good start to creating a transparent and equitable way to distribute state support to our colleges and universities. CSN students have historically been … Continue reading

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June Budget Update

Colleagues, State leaders and media outlets have reported a budget agreement in Carson City, and over the weekend, the Legislature passed many of the bills needed to implement the agreement.  While higher education fares better under this accord than under … Continue reading

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May Chronicle

This May Chronicle is intended to provide you with the latest news and information as the academic year comes to an end.  Many of you will be gone from our campuses when the Legislature finalizes our budget and acts on … Continue reading

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Budget Update

Good morning, As the budget process continues in Carson City, I felt an update to each of you was in order so you know what is happening. Last Friday, the Nevada Senate and Assembly held their respective hearings on the … Continue reading

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CSN’s Budget Cut Plan

Today, I presented the following budget plan to the Board of Regents. This is a more-detailed version of what we have communicated in the past. I hope you will review this document. Continue reading

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Budget and Scenario Update

Colleagues,  Today I met with students during a town hall to discuss the budget. I would like to share with you some of the information discussed. As a clearer picture begins to surface about what CSN is facing this legislative … Continue reading

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Moving Nevada Forward with an Economic Vision

Gov. Brian Sandoval has made Nevada’s economic vitality a priority for his administration and invests time and energy to that end.  Along the way he is learning, as are many Nevadans, about what our public higher education system can do … Continue reading

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