The Lincy Institute believes education is one of the most important investments a community can make. Not only does it provide our children and youth with access to knowledge, skills, and opportunity; education serves as a key driver for Southern Nevada’s economy and quality of life.

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We aim to leverage Southern Nevada’s education assets and resources in ways that support high quality educational opportunities from cradle-to-college and career. This includes bridging education research to policy and practice in the following areas:

  • Targeted K-20 investments
  • Student Access and Success
  • Higher Education and Workforce Alignment
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  • The Lincy Institute is pleased to host a research colloquium titled, “Higher Education Reform: A Time For Action” . The Lincy Institute operates at the forefront of research and analysis on higher education governance reform…

  • THE UNLV SCHOOL OF MEDICINE: RETHINKING GOVERNANCE, PLANNING, AND ECONOMIC IMPACT The Lincy Institute Colloquium Series, No. 2 Breakfast Reception: 8:30 - 9:00 a.m.  |  Scheduled Event: 9:00 - 11:15 a.m. The launch…

  • In partnership with Council for a Better Nevada, The Lincy Institute presented at a community event titled, "A Discussion on Nevada Higher Education Reform." Panelists included Executive Director of The Lincy Institute and…


  • The Lincy Institute at UNLV and its partner the Las Vegas Metro Chamber of Commerce are pleased to host a forum on "Investing in Our Children's Future: Adequacy Studies and K-12 Education in Nevada." The forum will focus on…


  • On September 29, 2014, The Lincy Institute at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV) hosted a forum for the Southern Nevada community "Valuing a UNLV Medical School." The forum detailed the significant economic and…

  • The Lincy Institute at UNLV is pleased to host a forum for the Las Vegas community on "Nevada College Governance and Workforce Alignment." The forum will focus on college governance structures and identify policy…