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January 10, 1987 |
Regents of the University of Nevada, turned down by one of their two finalists for chancellor, rejected the second on Friday and unanimously approved Deputy Chancellor Mark Dawson for the job. The regents, led by chairman Dan Klaich, expressed concern over the ability of finalist Bill Atchley, president of the National Science Center for Communications and Electronics Foundation Inc., in Virginia, to adapt to the requirements of Nevada's chancellor. "It is my opinion that Dr.
March 14, 1992 |
A U.S. Justice Department official has told the chairwoman of the University of Nevada System Board of Regents that no current or former Nevada Las Vegas basketball players are subjects of a federal point-shaving investigation. John C. Keeney, deputy assistant attorney general with the Justice Department's criminal division, so informed chairwoman Carolyn Sparks in a one-sentence letter to the regents.
November 17, 1991 |
In the land of the longshot, this was the best bet of them all. You can wager on halftime scores here, on golf tournaments, too. You can crank all night a slot machine arm as big as a flagpole and you can double down on eight or seven or six, if you like. But if you wanted to relieve the house edge, the place to pile your chips was on the bald man with the baggy eyes. Bet that he would not go quietly. This is University of Nevada at Las Vegas. He is Jerry Tarkanian. What did we expect?
August 4, 1992 |
A former Las Vegas businessman who has spent the last year trying to expose alleged irregularities on the part of University of Nevada Las Vegas administrators, violated NCAA rules by making car payments for a UNLV basketball player, according to documents filed with a Nevada state agency. Lloyd E.