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November 15, 2011
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Proposal to close fire academy goes to university regents

After years of operating in the red, a recommendation to close the Fire Science Academy will be presented by the University of Nevada, Reno, to the Nevada System of Higher Education Board of Regents.

"It is disappointing to have arrived at this juncture," said University of Nevada, Reno President Marc Johnson. "I extend my deep appreciation to the staff, elected officials, clients, industry stakeholders and others who worked with the University as we explored various, potential options for sustained financial support for the Fire Science Academy."

A per-credit, $6.50 fee paid by university students is currently applied toward the Fire …

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The Record Courier Updated Nov 15, 2011 10:40AM Published Nov 15, 2011 10:33AM Copyright 2011 The Record Courier. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.