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New IDEA Award will honor NU faculty innovation
University of Nebraska President James B. Milliken has announced a new university-wide faculty award to be presented for the first time next spring. The Innovation, Development, and Entrepreneurship Award (IDEA) will complement the University of Nebraska’s highest awards for teaching and research, and will recognize faculty excellence in engagement and outreach.
Enrollment Increases at University of Nebraska
Enrollment at the University of Nebraska increased for the second year in a row, with the major gains coming in first-time freshmen and non-resident enrollment. Total student enrollment increased by .8 percent, from 45,477 to 45,819, while total student credit hours increased by .8 percent. The number of first-time freshmen increased by 3.0 percent, and non-resident enrollment increased 3.4 percent.
NU Board of Regents to Hear Update on UNO Athletics at September 8 Meeting
Lincoln, Neb. September 1, 2006)— The University of Nebraska Board of Regents will meet at Varner Hall (3835 Holdrege St.) in Lincoln on Friday, September 8.
Karnes names business advisory panel on UNO athletics
Former U.S. Senator David Karnes, who was appointed by University of Nebraska President James B. Milliken to lead a planning study of UNO athletics, has named group of external advisors to provide input from the Omaha business and donor community.
NU Cites Progress in Minority, Women Hiring
Lincoln, Nebr. -- The University of Nebraska has made significant progress in the past decade in increasing the number of women on the faculty, according to a report issued by Dr. Linda Pratt, interim senior vice president and provost.
Board of Regents extends resident tuition eligibility to Nebraska veterans
Veterans of all branches of the U.S. armed services will be eligible to attend the University of Nebraska at in-state (resident) tuition rates under an amendment to the university’s tuition policy approved by the Board of Regents July 28.
Milliken names Presidential Graduate Fellowships
Lincoln, Nebr. -- University of Nebraska President James B. Milliken has announced the six 2006-07 recipients of Presidential Graduate Fellowships.
Former U.S. Senator David Karnes to Chair UNO Athletics Plan
University of Nebraska President James B. Milliken today announced that former U.S. Senator David K. Karnes will chair a comprehensive planning effort on UNO athletics.
Changes to Board of Regents July 28 Agenda
Board to consider contract extension for President Milliken Chancellor Belck to report on UNO athletics
Board of Regents to meet in Grand Island
July 21, 2006 -- The University of Nebraska Board of Regents will hold its annual Greater Nebraska community visit and board meeting on Friday, July 28, at Central Community College in Grand Island.
NU Board of Regents Meeting: Friday, July 28, 2006
Notice is hereby given that the Board of Regents of the University of Nebraska will meet in a publicly convened session on Friday, July 28, 2006 at 1:00 p.m. in the Student Center, Central Community College, Grand Island, Nebraska.
Statement from Board of Regents Chairman Jim McClurg
Statement from James E. McClurg Chairman of the Board of Regents of the University of Nebraska regarding the Nebraska Supreme Court ruling in the matter of Nebraska Legislature on behalf of the State of Nebraska v. C. David Hergert, Regent.
Board of Regents Resolution Opposes State Spending Cap
On June 15, the University of Nebraska Board of Regents passed a resolution opposing the petition drive to amend the Constitution in order to cap state spending. The Board of Regents urges "all Nebraskans who care about education and the future of Nebraska to refuse to sign the petition."
Board of Regents approves 2006-07 tuition rates
The University of Nebraska Board of Regents today approved a 5 percent increase in tuition for 2006-07, as well as a 1 percent assessment to meet the matching requirements of LB 605, the facilities renovation legislation approved in 2006. Nebraska resident undergraduates will see a per-credit-hour increase of $7.25 at UNK, $8.25 at UNO, $9.00 at UNL and UNMC, and $11.50 in UNMC’s College of Nursing.