The University of Nevada, Las Vegas College of Education Records (1956-2012) document the creation of the College of Education at Nevada Southern University (NSU) and later the University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV) from approximately the mid-1950s through the 1970s. The records include faculty meeting minutes, bylaws, reports, and program information. The collection includes administrative records kept by former faculty member, Dr. John Dettre, that date from the 1970s through the 1980s detailing the establishment and growth of the College of Education at UNLV. Also included are photographs from the 1982 Lilly Fong Excellence in Student Teaching Awards and oral history interviews conducted by Jerry Landwer, Professor of Sports Education Leadership, of faculty members and administrators who helped establish UNLV in the 1950s and 1960s. Also included is a scrapbook of photographs documenting faculty, staff, and student assistants at various events held by the Department of Educational Psychology & Higher Education from the 1980s.