NU President Milliken outlines innovation goals for education, business, and government at SBIR
OMAHA, Neb., March 8, 2005 -- University of Nebraska President James B. Milliken today told a national audience of technology-based small-business leaders that success in the new global economy depends on our commitment to innovation. Milliken was the keynote speaker for the National Small Business Innovation Research Conference being held in Omaha March 7-10.
University of Nebraska Committee to Study Minority Faculty Equity
Lincoln, Neb. (March 5, 2005) -- Howard L. Hawks, chairman of the Board of Regents, has announced the formation of a committee to study equity issues among minority faculty members at the University of Nebraska. The "2005 Ad Hoc Committee on Minority Faculty Equity" will be chaired by Regent Randolph M. Ferlic of Omaha. Additional members of the committee will be named within the next two weeks.
2005 Kiewit, Scott Entrepreneurial awards announced
Lincoln, Neb., March 1, 2005 – HKS Medical Information Systems Inc. of Omaha and a four-student team from the University of Nebraska at Kearney are winners of the 2005 Walter Scott Entrepreneurial Business and Peter Kiewit Student Entrepreneurial Awards, University of Nebraska President James B. Milliken announced today.
Board of Regents Schedule: March 4-5, 2005 including University of Nebraska at Kearney Campus Visit
University of Nebraska News Media Advisory
Feb. 25, 2005
Board of Regents Schedule: March 4-5, 2005
2005 NU Teaching and Research awards announced
Teaching and Research
Statement of James B Milliken, president, University of Nebraska
Re: Preliminary Budget Recommendations, Appropriations Committee
Milliken: Professorship act will enhance university’s quality, competitiveness, provide ‘win-win’ for state
Lincoln, Neb., Feb. 8, 2005 -- University of Nebraska President James B. Milliken today promoted the Distinguished Professorship Act as a way for the University of Nebraska and state colleges to be more competitive in faculty recruitment and retention.
Milliken: Future of Nebraska linked to vital University
OMAHA, Neb., Jan. 27, 2005 -- James B. Milliken was installed today as the sixth president of the University of Nebraska at a ceremony in the Strauss Performing Arts Center at the University of Nebraska at Omaha. The ceremony was one of a number of activities that began Wednesday in Scottsbluff and Kearney, and continued today in Omaha and Lincoln to celebrate the installation of the president and to recognize the important role of the University of Nebraska throughout the state.
Connection with Nebraska highlighted in NU President Milliken installation celebration Jan. 26-27
"A Love of Place” is the theme of the installation of the sixth president of the University of Nebraska. James B. Milliken will be installed on Jan. 27 in Omaha, one of a number of events spanning two days, four cities, and 956 miles. Activities will include the official installation ceremony, an academic panel discussion, a celebration of the arts, public receptions, and fellowship.
NU Begins Search for Vice President for University Affairs
University of Nebraska President James B. Milliken has named a ten-member committee to seek candidates for the position of vice president for university affairs (VPUA). The committee will be co-chaired by former Aliant President and Chief Executive Officer Frank Hilsabeck of Lincoln and University of Nebraska at Kearney Chancellor Doug Kristensen of Minden.
Howard Hawks elected chair; Drew Miller elected vice chair of University of Nebraska Board of Regents
The University of Nebraska Board of Regents at its annual meeting today elected Howard Hawks of Omaha to the position of chair. Hawks, who represents District 2, was elected to the Board of Regents in 2002, and served as vice chair in 2004. Regent Drew Miller of Papillion was elected vice chair for 2005.
NU President reacts to Governor’s budget recommendations
Lincoln, Neb. (Jan. 13, 2005) -- University of Nebraska President James B. Milliken issued the following statement in response to the Governor’s Biennial Budget recommendations for the State of Nebraska:
Board of Regents Schedule: January 14-15, 2005 including University of Nebraska at Omaha Campus Visit
Friday, January 14, 2005
Campus Visit, University of Nebraska at Omaha, 6001 Dodge St., Omaha, Neb.
Board of Regents Schedule: December 10-11, 2004
Note: All of the meetings listed below will take place in the Board Room, Varner Hall, 3835 Holdrege St., Lincoln.
Troutman Appointed Senior Associate to NU President Milliken
University of Nebraska President James B. Milliken has announced the appointment of Dara L. Troutman of Lincoln as senior associate to the president. Troutman will serve as the senior staff aide to the president and will manage operations of the Office of the President. Her appointment is effective December 13, 2004.