The Lincy Institute Research Brief
Las Vegas, NV
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Cooperative Extension is a partnership funded by federal, state, and county governments that extends University of Nevada services to Nevadans. As the original branch of Nevada’s land-grant institution, the University of Nevada, Reno (UNR) has administered Cooperative Extension Service (CES) since the program’s inception over a century ago. However, as currently organized, CES has limited presence in Southern Nevada and it has not developed programming commensurate with Clark County’s tax contribution to the CES budget. We propose that CES in Southern Nevada be managed by the University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV). As we show, UNLV is already the most connected and active non-profit organization in the region. The campus currently delivers a host of services and programs that are consistent with CES’s mission, despite receiving no direct funding to support these activities.
Education; Higher; Nevada
Education | University Extension
Damore, D. F.,
Lang, R. E.,
Brown, Jr., W. E.,
Saladino, C. J.
Rethinking Cooperative Extension in Southern Nevada.
The Lincy Institute Research Brief(5),
Available at: https://digitalscholarship.unlv.edu/lincy_publications/35