News Releases
Date Headline
03/30/2008 U.S. Under Secretary of Education to visit NU campuses
U.S. Under Secretary of Education Sara Martinez Tucker will visit two campuses of the University of Nebraska in April as part of her college listening tour, President James B. Milliken announced today.
03/18/2008 Hoffmann named Associate Vice President of Academic Affairs and Research for the University of Nebraska
Dr. Richard J. Hoffmann has been named Associate Vice President of Academic Affairs and Research for the University of Nebraska effective May 1.
03/09/2008 University of Nebraska materials encourage early start in preparing for college
As part of an ongoing effort to increase Nebraska's college-going rate, the University of Nebraska is providing new materials to help 8th grade students and their families better prepare for college. Packets of materials, in English and Spanish, have been sent to all middle schools in the state with brochures, posters and checklists in a take-home packet.
03/05/2008 Agenda item added for Board of Regents meeting March 7
An item has been added to the agenda for the March 7, 2008 meeting of the University of Nebraska Board of Regents.
03/04/2008 Agenda updated for Board of Regents meeting March 7
The agenda for the March 7, 2008 meeting of the University of Nebraska Board of Regents has been updated to include two additional items.
02/28/2008 NU Board of Regents to meet March 7
The University of Nebraska Board of Regents will meet on Friday, March 7, at Varner Hall, 3835 Holdrege St., Lincoln. Committee meetings begin at 9 a.m. and the board meeting begins at 1 p.m.
02/20/2008 Carl Schramm to highlight Nebraska Summit on Entrepreneurship
Internationally known entrepreneurship expert Carl Schramm will highlight the second annual Nebraska Summit on Entrepreneurship on Monday, February 25, when hundreds of educators, business leaders, government officials, entrepreneurs and small business owners from across the state will gather at the Qwest Center in Omaha.
02/19/2008 NU Board of Regents Business Affairs Committee to meet February 21
The Business Affairs Committee of the University of Nebraska Board of Regents will meet at 3 p.m. Thursday, February 21, at Varner Hall, 3835 Holdrege St., Lincoln.
02/18/2008 NU Board of Regents to make campus visit to UNL
The University of Nebraska Board of Regents will make a campus visit to the University of Nebraska-Lincoln on Friday, Feb. 22.
01/29/2008 Pedersen Appointed Vice President and General Counsel
University of Nebraska President James B. Milliken has announced the appointment of Joel D. Pedersen of Lincoln as Vice President and General Counsel. Pedersen will succeed Richard R. Wood, who retired at the end of 2007 after serving the University for nearly 30 years.
01/17/2008 NU Board of Regents passes resolution on Affirmative Action petition
The University of Nebraska Board of Regents unanimously passed a resolution Friday affirming its commitment to broad diversity among students and faculty at the University of Nebraska. The board took a position on a petition currently being circulated in Nebraska that would prohibit the use of race, gender and other factors in the operation of public higher education: in recruiting, hiring and admission decisions at the University.
01/17/2008 NU Board of Regents elects new officers
The University of Nebraska Board of Regents today elected Chuck Hassebrook as the chairperson for 2008. Hassebrook, from Lyons, represents District 3 and has served on the Board of Regents since 1994. He has been re-elected to two additional terms, most recently in 2006, and previously served as chair in 2000 and as vice chair in 2007 and 1999.
01/16/2008 Agenda updated for Board of Regents meeting January 18
The agenda for the January 18, 2008 meeting of the University of Nebraska Board of Regents has been updated to include one additional item.
01/10/2008 NU Board of Regents to meet January 18
The University of Nebraska Board of Regents will meet on Friday, January 18, at Varner Hall, 3835 Holdrege St., Lincoln. Committee meetings begin at 9 a.m. and the board meeting begins at 1 p.m.
11/25/2007 University of Nebraska Joins Voluntary Accountability Program
High school students who are searching for the right college or university have a new resource to help in their decision process: the College Portrait, a web-based program that allows prospective college students, their families and others to compare costs, graduation rates, degree offerings and other important factors at colleges and universities across the U.S. And the University of Nebraska is one of the first to sign on to the new program.
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