Name of Organization:              Committee to Study the Funding of Higher Education (SB 443)


Date and Time of Meeting:        May 11, 2000 - 9:30 a.m.


Place of Meeting:                      Nevada Legislative Building

                                                401 South Carson Street, Room 4100

                                                Carson City, Nevada


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                                                                   A G E N D A


      A.     Roll call.


     *B.     Approve Committee minutes from the January 27, 2000 and March 2, 2000, meetings.


    *C.     Consultant Deliverable Report – Presentation by Dr. William Pickens, “An Intensive Study of State Appropriations Formulas for the Operations of Public Colleges and Universities in Thirty States.”


    *D.     Consultant Deliverable Report – Presentation by Dr. Larry Leslie – Final report of efforts to identify peers for Nevada colleges and universities.       


     *E.     Working Group Report – Funding Formula recommendations for consideration by the Committee – Dr. Tom Anderes, Interim Chancellor, University and Community College System of Nevada.


     *F.     Working Group Report – Status of efforts to respond to Committee’s request for comparative library data – Dr. Ashok Dhingra, Vice-President of Administration and Finance, University of Nevada, Reno.


    *G.     Working Group Report – savings incentives report in response to a previous Committee request – Brian Burke, Senior Program Analyst, Legislative Counsel Bureau.


      H.     Public Comment.


        I.     Schedule next meeting(s).


        J.     Adjournment.


*Denotes items on which the committee may take action.


Note:       We are pleased to make reasonable accommodations for members of the public who are disabled and wish to attend the meeting.  If special arrangements for the meeting are necessary, please notify the Fiscal Analysis Division of the Legislative Counsel Bureau, in writing, at the Legislative Building, Capitol Complex, Carson City, Nevada 89701, or call Joi Davis, at (775) 684-6823, as soon as possible.

Notice of this meeting was posted in the following Carson City, Nevada, locations:  Blasdel Building, 209 East Musser Street; Capitol Press Corps, Basement, Capitol Building; City Hall, 201 North Carson Street; Legislative Building, Room 1214, 401 South Carson Street; and Nevada State Library, 100 Stewart Street.  Notice of this meeting was faxed for posting to the following Las Vegas, Nevada, locations: Clark County Office, 500 South Grand Central Parkway; Grant Sawyer State Office Building, 555 East Washington Avenue.