University of Nevada. Board of Regents
Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:
Identifier: AC 0186
Overview The Board of Regents was established by the Nevada State Constitution in 1864, and the first Board was created in 1865. The Board is responsible for the governance of the institutions comprising the Nevada System of Higher Education. The original name of the organization was the University of Nevada System, which was established in 1968. The Board of Regents is responsible for the governance of the institutions comprising the Nevada System of Higher Education. The collection contains materials...
Identifier: AC 0296
Overview The Distinguished Nevadan award was established in 1958 when acting president William Wood proposed that such an award be made each year at commencement to recognize prominent individuals who are former or present residents of the state for their significant achievements contributing to the cultural, economic, scientific, or social advancement of Nevada, or for educational service to the state or nation. Records include brief biographical sketches of the recipients receiving the Distinguished...
Identifier: AC 0295
Abstract The first honorary degree was awarded in 1888, to Hannah K. Clapp. In the minutes of the Board of Regents, Aug. 15, 1888, is recorded that "Upon Resolution it was ordered that the degree of M.A. be conferred upon Professor Hannah K. Clapp by the Board of Regents." This collection contains files on honorary degree and distinguished Nevada recipients, 1937-1969. The information includes brief biographical sketches of the recipients, correspondence, and photographs.
Identifier: AC 0593
Overview Dr. James T. Richardson obtained both a Ph.D. and a J.D. He was Professor of Sociology and Judicial Studies at UNR, served as Interim Director for the School of Social Research and Justice Studies, and the Director of the Grant Sawyer Center for Justice Studies and Director of Judicial Studies. Collection contains publications, dissertation, NSHE trial records, Nevada Legislature Committee material, and varied reports (1972-2011).
Identifier: NUA 02/03
Scope and Contents The University of Nevada Board of Regents By-laws collection consists of By-Laws for the years 1915 and 1926, which were published in the University of Nevada Bulletin, Volumes 9 and 20, respectively.