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Board of Regents Records

 Collection
Identifier: AC 0477
Records consist of agendas, minutes, and materials submitted during Board meetings and used by the secretary of the Board to prepare the final minutes, including Nevada System of Higher Education budget reports.

Accompanying materials include: Accountability Reports; All Funds Reports; award nominations; briefing papers; bylaws; campus master plans; capital improvement requests; consultant reports; correspondence; Crime Statistics Reports; curricular planning documents; curriculum vitae; Debt Summary and Guidelines reports; diversity reports; employment contracts; Experimental Program to Stimulate Competitive Research (EPSCoR) reports; Financial Statements; Fiscal Exception Reports; Foundation reports; handbook revisions; Internal Audit Reports; lease agreements; maps; Nevada Legislature material; newsletters; newspaper articles; operating agreements; petitions; presentation materials; press releases; proclamations; program proposals; Real Property Reports; Self Supporting Budgets; Single Audit Reports; State Operating Budgets; Student Association Financial Reports; student fee material; student government groups' constitutions; and Summer School Budgets.

Issues of "Regents' Review," a publication of the Board of Regents, are included in some meeting folders.

In September 2007, the Board of Regents switched from paper to electronic format. An archive of meeting agendas is available online. Meeting minutes from 1865-2010 are also available online.

Dates

  • 2005-2016

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research. Materials must be used on-site; advance notice suggested. Access to parts of this collection may be restricted under provisions of state or federal law.

Extent

61.75 Cubic Feet (64 boxes)

Overview

The Board of Regents was established by the Nevada State Constitution in 1864 with the first Board created in 1865. The Board is responsible for the governance of the institutions comprising the Nevada System of Higher Education. Records consist of agendas, minutes, and materials submitted during Board meetings and used by the secretary of the Board to prepare the final minutes, including Nevada System of Higher Education budget reports.

Administrative History

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. It became the University and Community College System of Nevada (UCCSN) in December, 1991. The Board of Regents voted to change the system's name in February, 2004. Subsequently, by means of Assembly bill No. 527, which was adopted by the Nevada legislature and signed by the Governor on May 18, 2005, its name became the Nevada System of Higher Education (NSHE). The Board meets regularly and has additional committee meetings. All regular and committee meetings are open to the public.

Arrangement

Arranged chronologically.

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

Audio, computer files, and/or video items may not be available for listening/viewing on demand due to their older genre formats.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Transferred from the Board of Regents, 2005-present.

Related Materials

Related archival materials held by University Archives:

University Archives Biographical Files (AC 0473); University of Nevada System Board of Regents Records, 1956-1991 (AC 0457); University and Community College System of Nevada Board of Regents Records, 1991-2005 (AC 0426)
Title
Guide to the Board of Regents Records
Status
completed
Author
Jim Bantin and Betty Glass
Date
December 28, 2010
Description rules
dacs

Repository Details

Part of the University of Nevada, Reno. University Archives Repository

Contact:
Mathewson-IGT Knowledge Center
1664 N. Virginia St.
University of Nevada, Reno
Reno NV 89557-0322 USA
775-682-5665
775-682-5724 (Fax)