Approximately 45 higher education students from Southern Nevada, 17 of which were from CSN, took a bus up to Carson City on Monday night, leaving at 10 p.m. to make it to the special session. Senate Majority Leader Steven Horsford invited the students to an impromptu meeting with the Senate, where students told lawmakers about why higher education funding [...]
I would just like to say that I am very proud of the CSN students who braved the rain and cold yesterday to attend the rally at the Grant Sawyer State Office Building with students from NSC and UNLV.
I happily received pictures from the event (posted below). There were hundreds of you, letting [...]
The meeting was called to order by Dr. Richards at 9 a.m. [...]
The Board of Regents met at the Charleston campus today to discuss the state’s nearly $900 million budget deficit. We estimate this will mean a 22 percent cut in general fund appropriations to the Nevada System of Higher Education (NSHE). This would mean a statewide cut to Nevada colleges and universities of about $37 million for the remainder of this year and $110 million for next year.
For CSN, we estimate that this would mean a budget reduction of about $6 million this fiscal year and $18 million next [...]