News Releases
Date Headline
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.
09/07/2005 2005 Enrollment Numbers Show Positive Growth at NU
NOTE: PLEASE REFER TO THE CORRECTED ENROLLMENT NEWS RELEASE ISSUED SEPTEMBER 29, 2005
09/01/2005 Board of Regents Meeting: Friday, September 16. 2005
Notice of Meeting

Notice is hereby given that the Board of Regents of the University of Nebraska will meet in a publicly convened session on Friday, September 16, 2005, at 1:30 p.m. in the Board Room, Varner Hall, 3835 Holdrege Street, Lincoln, Nebraska.

08/03/2005 University of Nebraska President and Colleagues to Announce Major Gift
(Lincoln, NE, Aug. 4, 2005) – University of Nebraska President James B. Milliken will join University of Nebraska Foundation CEO Terry Fairfield, Board of Regents Chairman Howard Hawks and Walter Scott, Chairman of the Board of Policy Advisors at The Peter Kiewit Institute, for the celebratory announcement of a significant gift to the NU Foundation.
08/02/2005 Math and Science Campers Treated to Surprise Visit on President’s One-Year Anniversary
University of Nebraska President James B. Milliken celebrated his one-year anniversary as president by spending some time with future university students. Distant future, to be more precise; the students he met still buy their lunches in elementary and middle school cafeterias.
07/20/2005 Regents Meeting in Chadron to Highlight Economic Development
Lincoln, Neb., July 21, 2005—University of Nebraska Board of Regents members are preparing for their annual out-state meeting, to be held in Chadron on July 29th. President James B. Milliken and the board plan to focus much of the discussion on how the university can meet the educational and economic needs of all regions of Nebraska. The board will hold a brief regular business meeting to allow more time with regional education, business and community leaders.
07/20/2005 Board of Regents Meeting: Friday, July 29, 2005
Notice of Meeting

Notice is hereby given that the Board of Regents of the University of Nebraska will meet in a publicly convened session on Friday, July 29, 2005, at 11:15 a.m. in the Student Center Ballroom, Chadron State College, 1000 Main Street, Chadron, Nebraska.

07/14/2005 Presidential Graduate Fellowships Announced
University of Nebraska President James B. Milliken is pleased to announce the eight winners of the Presidential Graduate Fellowships for 2005-2006. This year’s recipients are engaged in dynamic and diverse research projects—four at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, two at the University of Nebraska Medical Center, and two at the University of Nebraska Omaha.
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