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March 31, 2011
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Ron Knecht: No need to cannibalize colleges and DRI

As the regent who has led the fight against closing, breaking up or merging any Nevada colleges or the Desert Research Institute, I write to explain what has so far been decided on this issue and to discuss recent legislative incursions in this matter.

When Gov. Brian Sandoval announced spending cuts in January, the Nevada System of Higher Education needed to plan for those cuts, while seeking better outcomes. I support his opposition to increased taxes, but I also advocate that his proposed NSHE cuts be mitigated by making other spending areas that have continued to grow fast now bear …

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