Nevada State College set to become Nevada State University

LAS VEGAS (AP) — As of July 1, Nevada State College could be known as Nevada State University.

The Las Vegas Review-Journal reports that the Nevada System of Higher Education Board of Regents voted 9-4 Friday to approve the name change.

However, it’s contingent on a change to Nevada law that would create a second-tier teaching university within the state’s system.

Nevada State College President DeRionne Pollard told the regents that a bill on the tier system has been drafted and there is interest in the Legislature.

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