Jim Rogers, Nevada philanthropist, education advocate and TV station owner, dies at 75

  • by: MARTIN GRIFFITH , Associated Press
  • Updated: June 15, 2014 - 10:40 PM

Jim Rogers, a philanthropist and education advocate who served as chancellor of Nevada's higher education system from 2005 to 2009 without pay, died Saturday evening at his Las Vegas home after a bout with cancer. He was 75.

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