News Releases
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12/04/2005 NU Board of Regents Set Accountability Measures for Graduation Rates, Faculty Compensation
(Lincoln, NE. Dec. 5)— The University of Nebraska Board of Regents, President James B. Milliken, and the NU chancellors met on Thursday, December 1, to discuss accountability measures related to the goals outlined in the university’s 2005-08 strategic framework. Discussion centered on five areas: enrollment, deferred maintenance (LB 605), graduation rates, faculty compensation, and administrative efficiency.
11/06/2005 NU Begins Search for Associate to the President/Assistant Vice President of Academic Affairs for Diversity
University of Nebraska President James B. Milliken has named a ten-member committee to seek candidates for a position in the Office of the President that will provide leadership for university-wide diversity initiatives. The group will be chaired by Rubens Pamies, M.D., Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs and Graduate Studies and Professor of Internal Medicine at the University of Nebraska Medical Center.
11/03/2005 NU Board of Regents to Discuss Priority Programs, New Contracts and Academic Centers at November Meeting
(Lincoln, NE. Nov. 4)—The University of Nebraska Board of Regents will meet at Varner Hall (3835 Holdrege St.) in Lincoln on Friday, November 11. In the morning, the board’s committees on Academic Affairs and Business Affairs will meet. The committee meetings will feature presentations on business policy revisions, master plan concepts for UNO, academic centers and enrollment. The regular business meeting of the Board will commence at 1:00 p.m.
10/31/2005 Board of Regents Meeting: Friday, November 11, 2005
Board of Regents Meeting: Friday, November 11, 2005

Notice is hereby given that the Board of Regents of the University of Nebraska will meet in a publicly convened session on Friday, November 11, 2005, at 1:00 p.m. in the Board Room, Varner Hall, 3835 Holdrege Street, Lincoln, Nebraska.

10/18/2005 NU Board of Regents to Consider Final Approval of Contract
(Lincoln, Neb. Oct. 19)— The University of Nebraska Board of Regents will convene on Friday, October 21, at 1:00 p.m. via videoconference from four locations around the state—Lincoln, Omaha, Kearney, and West Point.
10/17/2005 President Milliken’s Statement on the Formation of the Nebraska Education Leadership Council
State Capitol. October 18, 2005— I am delighted to join Governor Heineman, Senator Raikes and Nebraska Education Commissioner Christensen in this new initiative, the Nebraska Education Leadership Council. The University of Nebraska was a founding member of the P-16 Initiative in the late 1990s, and we are committed to working toward the goal of providing quality education to students of all ages in our state.
10/13/2005 Special Meeting of the Board of Regents will be held on October 21, 2005
BOARD OF REGENTS NOTICE OF SPECIAL MEETING OF THE BOARD OF REGENTS OF THE UNIVERSITY OF NEBRASKA

In accordance with the provisions of Section 2.4 of the Standing Rules of the Board of Regents of the University of Nebraska, notice is hereby given that the Board of Regents will hold a Special Meeting on October 21,2005, beginning at 1 :00 p.m. This meeting will be conducted by means of a video conference as authorized by subsection (2) of Neb. Rev. Stat. 5 84- 14 1 1. The sites for the video conference will be as follows:

10/06/2005 University of Nebraska Proposes to Limit Tuition Increases
(Lincoln, Neb. Oct. 7) -- At a strategic planning session today, the University of Nebraska Board of Regents, President James B. Milliken, and the chancellors of the four campuses indicated their intention to continue holding tuition increases below the double-digit increases of the last four years. Between 2002 and 2005, tuition at the University of Nebraska increased more than 45%. The Board set tuition for the current year at 5% -- significantly below the 7.1% national average increase this year for public flagship universities. The Board reviewed data today showing that the tuition levels at UNL, UNO, and UNK remain lower than those of similar institutions.
09/29/2005 University of Nebraska Board of Regents to meet on October 7
Sept. 30, 2005) — The University of Nebraska Board of Regents will hold an informal strategic planning session on Friday, October 7. The meeting, which is open to the public, will begin at 1:30 p.m. at Varner Hall (3835 Holdrege Street) in Lincoln.
09/28/2005 Enrollment 2005 - Correction and Additional Information
Enrollment figures for the University of Nebraska for the fall 2005 semester are somewhat more positive than originally reported, due to some shifts in how students at the Kearney campus were classified.
09/26/2005 Board of Regents Meeting: Friday, October 7, 2005
NOTICE OF MEETING

Notice is hereby given that the Board of Regents of the University of Nebraska will convene for an informal strategic planning session on Friday, October 7, 2005, at 1:30 p.m. in the Board Room, Varner Hall, 3835 Holdrege Street, Lincoln, Nebraska.

09/26/2005 Legislative Briefing and Tour on NU Deferred Maintenance Bill (LB 605)
EVENT: Legislative briefing and tour, LB 605 (NU deferred maintenance bill)
09/12/2005 NU Board of Regents to Discuss Water Resources, New Programs
Lincoln, NE. Sept 13 — The University of Nebraska Board of Regents will meet at Varner Hall (3835 Holdrege St.) in Lincoln on Friday, September 16. The morning work session and committee meetings will feature presentations and discussions regarding the University\'s strategic planning framework, the development of the south campus of the University of Nebraska at Omaha, and the P-16 Initiative, among others. The regular business meeting of the Board of Regents will commence at 1:30 p.m.
09/08/2005 NU Admissions Directors Meet with Guidance Counselors
Lincoln, NE, September 9, 2005 – Admissions directors from the University of Nebraska’s Lincoln, Kearney and Omaha campuses will hold a series of informational meetings for guidance counselors throughout the state over the next two weeks. The annual “Counselor Updates” provide the latest information on scholarships and financial aid, academic programs, extracurricular activities and housing options at the University of Nebraska.
09/08/2005 University of Nebraska Offers Tuition Scholarships to Katrina Victims
(Lincoln, NE. September 9, 2005)--University of Nebraska President James B. Milliken today announced a new scholarship initiative to benefit students and families affected by Hurricane Katrina. The University of Nebraska’s “NU Katrina Student Assistance Fund” has been established to make scholarships for the fall semester available to help students in a variety of circumstances.
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