Nellis Appointed To Higher Education Commission

Wednesday, July 7 2010

Gov. C.L. "Butch" Otter has appointed University President Duane Nellis to the Western Interstate Commission for Higher Education. His appointment runs through January 2014. The commission is a regional organization created by the Western Regional Education Compact, adopted in the 1950s by Western states. WICHE facilitates resource-sharing among the higher education systems of the West and implements a number of activities to accomplish its objectives. Idaho was the eighth of 15 states to join the commission, with state membership commencing in May 1953.