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Board of Regents Records

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Identifier: AC 0457
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 University of Nevada System, which was organized in 1968. The Board changed the System’s name to the University and Community College System of Nevada in December 1991. In 2005, the System’s name became the Nevada System of Higher Education. Typically, the board holds six regular meetings each year...

Conversation with Retiring Regents

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Identifier: AC 0386
Overview At the last scheduled meeting of the Board of Regents before their retirement from the Board, Chair Madison Graves read resolutions to Regents Joseph M. Foley, Daniel J. Klaich, and Carolyn M. Sparks recognizing their contributions to the University and Community College System of Nevada. Video shows retiring Regents Joseph M. Foley, Daniel J. Klaich, and Carolyn M. Sparks addressing pre-submitted questions about their first board meeting, the biggest changes seen in the system during their...

Distinguished Nevadan recipients records

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Identifier: AC 0296
Abstract 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...

Honorary degree recipients records

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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.

University of Nevada System, Office of the Chancellor Records

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Identifier: AC 0027
Overview The office of the Chancellor was created in 1968, with the position serving as main administrative coordinator for the Board of Regents. With the growth of two campuses and the Desert Research Institute, it divided the authority and responsibility between the chancellor and the presidents. The collection includes records and information on significant events, administrators, programs and proposals, donors and community groups.

Oral History Transcripts

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Identifier: AC 0063
Abstract In 1970/71, the Oral History Program at the University of Nevada and the University Archives initiated a program to interview prominent members of the University community to comment on the previous year. The objective was to present a picture of the past year as observed by students, faculty, and others who were involved and concerned with the University. The collection consists of 5 bound volumes of transcribed tapes. Also, there are two reel-to-reel audio tapes (with cassette copies) of...