News Releases
Date Headline
02/09/2012 Second Buffett Early Childhood Institute candidate to visit the University of Nebraska
The University of Nebraska has announced the second of four finalists for the position of founding executive director of the Buffett Early Childhood Institute.
02/07/2012 Students reminded to complete the FAFSA to qualify for financial aid
The University of Nebraska is reminding students and families that in order to qualify for Collegebound Nebraska, the university’s signature tuition assistance program, they must complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) by April 1.
02/01/2012 President Milliken testifies in support of “Building a Healthier Nebraska” legislative initiative
University of Nebraska President James B. Milliken today testified before the Legislature’s Appropriations Committee in support of the four bills that collectively make up the university’s “Building a Healthier Nebraska” initiative. Milliken highlighted the tremendous potential the initiative has to grow Nebraska’s economy, meet workforce needs, and improve the health and well-being of people across the state.
01/31/2012 MEDIA ADVISORY: Testimony on NU’s “Building a Healthier Nebraska” legislative proposal is tomorrow
Testimony on NU’s “Building a Healthier Nebraska” legislative proposal is tomorrow University of Nebraska President James B. Milliken will be joined by other university, legislative, business and community leaders tomorrow to testify in support of NU’s Building a Healthier Nebraska legislative initiative.
01/31/2012 Buffett Early Childhood Institute Candidate to Visit the University of Nebraska

The first of four finalists for the position of founding executive director of the Buffett Early Childhood Institute will visit the University of Nebraska this week.

01/27/2012 Board of Regents elects McClurg as chair

The University of Nebraska Board of Regents today elected Jim McClurg as chairman for 2012. McClurg, of Lincoln, represents District 5 and was appointed to the Board in 2002.

01/20/2012 Media Advisory: NU Board of Regents to meet January 27
The University of Nebraska Board of Regents will meet Friday, Jan. 27, 2012, at Varner Hall, 3835 Holdrege St. in Lincoln. Committee meetings begin at 8 a.m. and the Board meeting begins at 12:30 p.m. All meetings are open to the public. Meetings also will be audio-streamed live at www.nebraska.edu.
01/18/2012 "Building a Healthier Nebraska" initiative would improve health care, drive workforce development for the state
University of Nebraska President James B. Milliken today joined state senators and other university leaders to announce a four-part legislative proposal that would improve health care, drive workforce development and job creation, and create new opportunities for students in health fields across Nebraska.
01/17/2012 MEDIA ADVISORY: President Milliken, state senators to discuss University of Nebraska legislative proposal Wednesday, January 18
University of Nebraska President James B. Milliken will join state senators tomorrow to discuss the university’s 2012 legislative proposal, which focuses on workforce development and improving health care for Nebraskans.
12/01/2011 NU Board of Regents to meet December 8
The University of Nebraska Board of Regents will meet Thursday, Dec. 8, 2011, at Varner Hall, 3835 Holdrege St. in Lincoln. Committee meetings begin at 9 a.m. and the Board meeting begins at 10:30 a.m. All meetings are open to the public. Meetings also will be audio-streamed live at www.nebraska.edu.
11/15/2011 Media Advisory: Gov. Heineman, Gallup’s Clifton among featured speakers at NU Board of Regents workshop on innovation and economic competitiveness
Gov. Dave Heineman and Gallup CEO Jim Clifton are among the featured speakers at a Board of Regents workshop on engagement in the innovation economy to be held Thursday, Nov. 17, in Lincoln.
11/14/2011 President Milliken to chair national commission on innovation and economic competitiveness
University of Nebraska President James B. Milliken today became the new chair of the Commission on Innovation, Competitiveness and Economic Prosperity, a national group focused on the expanding role universities play in local and regional innovation.
11/03/2011 University of Nebraska Executive Vice President and Provost Linda Pratt stepping down to return to the faculty
University of Nebraska President James B. Milliken announced today that Executive Vice President and Provost Linda Ray Pratt will step down June 30, 2012, to return to her professional roots in the UNL Department of English.
10/31/2011 University of Nebraska Foundation announces record setting year
Alumni and friends of the University of Nebraska demonstrated their generosity this year by giving the most private support in history.
10/28/2011 University of Nebraska Board of Regents to discuss expanding benefits eligibility to include employees' partners
During its Oct. 28 meeting, the University of Nebraska Board of Regents will discuss a proposal to expand eligibility for participation in the university's benefits program to include employees' partners. The change would address fairness, equity and competitiveness for employee recruitment, retention and satisfaction and would better position the university to attract talent to Nebraska.
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