LAS VEGAS — Northern Nevada colleges would see a significant amount of their funding shift south if lawmakers accept a Board of Regents-sponsored plan.
The two-year proposal recommended last week would be based on the number of students who complete courses, rather than the number of students who enroll in a course. It would also fund courses differently if they cost more.
The plan calls for a 1 percent cut at the University of Nevada, Reno, while three northern Nevada community colleges would see considerably less money.
Regents recommend the state contribute another $5 million to soften the blow to the community colleges.