Robert Lang

Robert Lang

Robert Lang is Lincy Endowed Chair in Urban Affairs, Executive Director of The Lincy Institute, Executive Director of Brookings Mountain West, and Professor, School of Public Policy & Leadership, UNLV

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The geography of higher education reform

By: , and - December 3, 2020

In November’s election Nevada voters narrowly rejected Question 1. The legislatively referred constitutional amendment proposed to change the Board of Regents of the University of Nevada from a constitutional to a statutory body in order to more effectively facilitate legislative oversight of higher education. As a consequence, Nevada’s land-grant institution will continue to be governed […]

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Guest op-ed: Remediating the chancellor

By: , and - January 22, 2019

Last December, The Lincy Institute at UNLV held a forum where we presented research examining the funding of public higher education in Nevada using data provided by the Legislative Counsel Bureau.  The analysis finds that after the implementation of the funding formula in 2013, the share of the Nevada System of Higher Education’s (NSHE) operational […]