University of Nebraska President Hank Bounds, who began his tenure as NU’s seventh president on April 13, will continue his travels around the state this week with stops in several Nebraska communities including North Platte, McCook and Holdrege.
President Hank Bounds announces prestigious graduate fellowship recipients
University of Nebraska President Hank Bounds announced today the six recipients of 2015-16 Presidential Graduate Fellowships.
Bounds selects Isaacson Miller to assist UNL chancellor search
University of Nebraska President Hank Bounds said today that he has selected leading executive search firm Isaacson, Miller to assist in the national search for the next chancellor of the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. Current Chancellor Harvey Perlman has announced his plans to step down in 2016 after leading UNL through an era of significant growth and progress.
New round of Virtual Scholars program to address needs of Nebraska students, schools
University of Nebraska President Hank Bounds announced today that the university will continue its widely used Nebraska Virtual Scholars program in 2015-16 by offering 150 scholarships to schools in the state for their students to take courses from the University of Nebraska High School for free. Through the scholarships, the university aims to supplement the work of Nebraska schools in addressing critical issues that impact students, including timely graduation, access to courses, scheduling challenges and college and career readiness.
‘Hope Inspires Vision’ theme of 3rd Rural Futures Conference
“Hope Inspires Vision” is the theme of the third national Rural Futures Conference, scheduled for Oct. 21-23 in multiple Nebraska locations. Registration for the conference, which drew a sold-out crowd of more than 500 when it was last held in 2013, opens today at http://rfc.nebraska.edu. The conference is hosted by the Rural Futures Institute at the University of Nebraska.