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The Lincy Institute


The Lincy Institute has been at the forefront of research and analysis on higher education governance reform in Nevada. Following numerous statewide studies, The Lincy Institute has produced reports and policy briefs recommending significant structural changes to the State’s higher education landscape. To provide future generations of students with quality education and training in our 21st-century economy, researchers summarized findings and presented model legislation to improve the quality of education offered by Nevada’s eight institutions of higher learning. All Nevadans should demand an honest and transparent discussion of higher education reform. The 2019 legislative session will be a time for action. This colloquium summarized research efforts, propose model legislation, and concluded with a panel of key stakeholders who offered insight on higher education governance reform in Nevada.


Higher Education; Education; Governance


Education | Public Policy

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This event was held at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas in the Greenspun Hall Auditorium on Friday, December 7, 2018.

This event featured research presentations from Robert E. Lang, Executive Director of the Lincy Institute and Brookings Mountain West and David F. Damore, UNLV Professor in Political Science and Chair in Political Science. Panelists also included Lindy Schumacher, CEO, The Fulfillment Fund in Las Vegas, and John Gwaltney, Former President, Truckee Meadows Community College.

This event was moderated by Magdalena Martinez, Ph.D. Director of Education Programs at The Lincy Institute.