Las Vegas is the setting for Lee Ryan
Miller’s new book, Teaching
Amidst the Neon Palm Trees.
This book tells the true story of political intrigue and
corruption in Nevada’s system of higher education.
The book features some of the
most powerful figures in Las Vegas, including Senator Harry Reid,
Congresswoman Shelley Berkley, Senator Raymond Shaffer, and
University and Community Colleges System of Nevada (UCCSN) Regent
Scandals swirl around
administrators at the Community College of Southern Nevada (CCSN)
and Nevada State College at Henderson (NSCH).
President Richard Moore, President Robert Silverman, and Vice
President Orlando Sandoval are in the center of scandals involving
enrollment fraud, misappropriation of funds, cronyism, and nepotism
that shake the foundation of higher education in the state of
SHOCKING INDICTMENT OF OUR SYSTEM OF HIGHER EDUCATION AND THE
POLITICS THAT PERMEATE IT."
Nevada State Senator
BOOK IS EXTREMELY ENTERTAINING AND VERY ACCURATE. IT IS A VERY GOOD
University & Community College System of Nevada
IS AN IMPORTANT BOOK. IT SHOULD SERVE TO PREVENT SUCH MADNESS FROM
OCCURRING AT OTHER COLLEGES.”
University of California at Berkeley
Graduate School of
Neon Palm Trees
OF OUR SYSTEM OF HIGHER
EDUCATION AND THE
THAT PERMEATE IT."