Nevada

College of Southern Nevada seeks to boost retention by ending late registration

Ending late registration for courses may help more community college students get to graduation, but it also challenges deeply held views about student access, and can hurt enrollment levels.

Nevada student files lawsuit about explicitly sexual class assignments

A Nevada community college student files a federal lawsuit over explicitly sexual class assignments and alleged harassment.

Nevada officials see link between introductory math and 15 credit course loads

Nevada educators are finding strong links to success for students who take college-level math and more than 15 credits per semester.

Some Nevada faculty question state's decision to reinstate merit pay without ending furloughs

Nevada faculty members want to know why the state is restoring bonus pay for some while requiring all professors to take 6 days of unpaid leave a year.

Access to What?

Nevada chancellor mulls whether community colleges, strained by recession and budget crises, should limit enrollments to ensure success for more students.

Call to Arms in Nevada

State's chancellor tried the low-key approach to persuading political leaders not to gut higher ed. Now, facing 20% cut, he's sounding the alarm.

The New Community College Tuition Hike

More two-year institutions consider charging more for in-demand workforce programs as state funds are cut.

Nevada Professors See Tenure Threat

Administrators could -- under a new code -- scuttle academic programs and tenured positions because of “adverse financial conditions.”
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