NSHE Regents Carol Del Carlo, Amy Carvalho

Nevada System of Higher Education Regents Carol Del Carlo (left) and Amy Carvalho (NSHE website)

LAS VEGAS (FOX5) -- The Nevada System of Higher Education Board of Regents on Friday elected two of its regents to temporarily take on the offices of Regents Cathy McAdoo and Patrick Carter.

According to an agenda for a special meeting of the NSHE board on Friday, McAdoo and Carter have decided to temporarily relinquish their offices of chair and vice chair, respectively, amid an internal complaint investigation.

NSHE Regents Patrick Carter, Cathy McAdoo

NSHE Regents Patrick Carter (left) and Regent Cathy McAdoo (NSHE website)

The board voted to elect Regent Carol Del Carlo as temporary NSHE Board chair and Regent Amy Carvalho as temporary vice chair.

Regent Carol Del Carlo represents District 9 which includes parts of rural Norther Nevada. Regent Amy Carvalho represents District 12 which includes Boulder City and parts of Henderson and Las Vegas. Their terms will begin effective immediately and not last longer than the end of Fiscal Year 2022 on June 30, 2022.

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