University of Nebraska President Hank Bounds was joined today by key NU constituents in testifying before the Legislature’s Appropriations Committee in support of a proposal to extend a state-university partnership on building renovation and renewal projects across the campuses.
Schroeder to serve as Board of Regents chair for 2016
Regent Kent Schroeder of Kearney will serve as chairman of the Board for 2016 after assuming the position at Friday’s Board meeting. Schroeder, representing District 6, was elected to the Board in 1998 and served as chairman in 2002 and 2009 and vice chairman in 2001, 2008 and 2015. He succeeds Regent Bob Phares of North Platte as chair.
Report shows University of Nebraska’s annual economic impact is $3.9 billion
The teaching, research and outreach activities of the University of Nebraska annually generate more than $3.9 billion for Nebraska’s economy, according to an independent new analysis of the university’s significant and far-reaching impact on the economic and cultural vitality of the state.
Board of Regents approves contract extension for UNMC chancellor
The University of Nebraska Board of Regents has approved an extension to the contract of Jeffrey Gold, M.D., chancellor of the University of Nebraska Medical Center – a vote of confidence in Gold’s successful leadership of the state’s only public academic health sciences center.
University of Nebraska student, grads earn honors at leading entrepreneurship event
Entrepreneurs with ties to the University of Nebraska were among those receiving top honors at the 2016 Pipeline Innovator of the Year event, a gala that drew 600 of the Midwest’s top entrepreneurial leaders to Kansas City last Thursday.