Please join us for Dan Klaich, Chancellor of the Nevada System of Higher Education (NSHE) & Jim Rogers, former Chancellor of NSHE
DATE: Tuesday, January 22nd
LOCATION: McCormick & Schmicks
CHECK-IN: 11:30 am, Lunch 12 noon
RSVP: Here. $30 (UNLV Researchers & Students no charge)
Chancellor Klaich will talk about a number of issues:
* Fair funding of higher education in Southern & Northern Nevada
* Vision for Higher Education in Nevada.
* The UNLV Events Center.
* Greater presence of School of Medicine in Southern Nevada.
Jim Rogers will talk about:
* Need for research
* Serving a diverse student population
In May 2004, Jim Rogers was appointed to serve as the Chancellor of the Nevada System of Higher Education. Jim served as the Chancellor through June 2009.
In 1999 Jim was listed as one of the "top 11 philanthropists in the nation" by Time magazine having given or pledged more than $275 million to various colleges and universities.
Jim earned a B.S. in accounting and an LL.B. from the University of Arizona and an LL.M. from the University of Southern California. Jim is the founder and owner of Intermountain West Communications which owns and operates 11 NBC and FOX affiliate TV stations in five Western states.
Dan Klaich has been the Chancellor since June 18, 2009. Previously he was vice chancellor. Dan is an attorney. He is a 1972 graduate of the University of Nevada, Reno with a Bachelor of Science in Accounting. He received his JD from the University of Washington School of Law. Dan served on the Board of Regents of the NSHE from 1983 to 1997, including two terms as Chairman of the Board.