UNLV was initially financed by private money.
Parry Thomas and Irwin Molasky, among others, made substantial
contributions in both land and money to prime the pump which should have
brought the state and other wealthy
Nevadans into the development of a first-rate higher education system.
UNLV had great potential in the 50s and 60s, but its life’s blood—that
is money—has been reduced to a trickle. That is not the formula for