News Releases
Date Headline
01/23/2009 Schroeder Elected to Chair NU Board of Regents
The University of Nebraska Board of Regents today elected Kent Schroeder as chairperson for 2009. Schroeder, from Kearney, represents District 6 and has served on the Board of Regents since 1998. He was re-elected in 2004, and previously served as chair in 2002 and as vice chair in 2008 and 2001.
01/16/2009 State Department Official to Lead University-wide International Initiatives
The University of Nebraska has named a new associate vice president to lead university-wide efforts to substantially increase the University's global engagement. Thomas A. Farrell, deputy assistant secretary for academic programs in the U.S. Department of State, will lead planning, development and implementation of the University of Nebraska's international agenda.
01/16/2009 Board of Regents Meeting – Jan. 23, 2009
The Board of Regents will meet on Friday, Jan. 23, 2009, at Varner Hall. Committee meetings begin at 8:00 a.m. and the Board meeting begins at 1:00 p.m. All meetings are open to the public.
01/15/2009 Statement from University of Nebraska President James B. Milliken regarding Governor's budget recommendations
We recognize the uncertainty of the current economic situation, and appreciate the challenge faced by the Governor and Legislature. We agree with the Governor that education, including the University of Nebraska, is among the state's most important priorities, even in a difficult economy.
12/17/2008 NU Foundation announces campus grant awards
The University of Nebraska Foundation's board of directors awarded $1.14 million to the University of Nebraska through its annual grants program to support projects and initiatives on all four campuses for 2008-2009.
11/23/2008 Collegebound Nebraska makes college more affordable for more Nebraskans
Collegebound Nebraska – a newly expanded financial aid program at the University of Nebraska – is making a college education more affordable for thousands of Nebraska students, NU President James B. Milliken said today. Milliken and Gov. Dave Heineman spoke at assemblies at Lincoln Northstar, Omaha South and Grand Island Senior High Schools to encourage students to attend college and to talk about Collegebound Nebraska.
10/31/2008 MEDIA ADVISORY: Board of Regents meeting, Nov. 7, 2008
The University of Nebraska Board of Regents will meet in Lincoln on Friday, Nov. 7. A full agenda has been posted at
10/24/2008 4th Annual Research & Innovation Conference set for Oct. 28
More than 300 entrepreneurs, researchers and businesses from across Nebraska will participate in the 4th annual Research and Innovation Conference at the Cornhusker Marriott Hotel in Lincoln Oct. 28. Co-sponsored by the University of Nebraska, BioNebraska and ESPCoR Nebraska
10/17/2008 Statement from NU President James B Milliken
The following statement was issued by University of Nebraska President James B. Milliken following UNL's cancellation of William Ayers' appearance on campus in November.
10/09/2008 University of Nebraska Board of Regents schedules educational workshop
Members of the University of Nebraska Board of Regents and President James B. Milliken will participate in an educational workshop on Friday, Oct. 10, in Omaha.
10/03/2008 Milliken names search committee for PKI Executive Director
University of Nebraska President James B. Milliken has named the search committee for an executive director and chief science and technology officer of the Peter Kiewit Institute (PKI).
09/05/2008 Enrollment up on all NU campuses: Most students since 1996
University of Nebraska President James B. Milliken today announced that for the fourth year in a row, total enrollment increased at the University of Nebraska. The 2008 total – 47,803 students – is the highest since 1996 and an increase of 1.7 percent over 2007.
09/04/2008 NU, State Colleges recommend Oracle and CedarCrestone to provide new Student Information System
Pending approval from the University of Nebraska Board of Regents at its meeting on September 5, Oracle USA has been recommended as the provider of a new $29.8 million student information system that will serve students at the four campuses of the university and the three state colleges, Chadron, Peru and Wayne State.
09/04/2008 Additional agenda items for Board of Regents meeting Sept. 5
The agenda for the Sept. 5, 2008, meeting of the University of Nebraska Board of Regents has been updated
09/04/2008 Board of Regents to Consider Executive Salary Equity Initiative
Survey Shows Pay of NU Leaders Lags Behind Peer Average

Retention and attraction of top talent to lead the University of Nebraska and its campuses are the goals of an executive salary equity initiative to be considered by the Board of Regents at its meeting on September 5.
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