Statement of President Milliken on the Governor's budget recommendations
I am deeply disappointed in the Governor\'s proposed budget for the University of Nebraska. At a time when higher education is more important than ever for individual economic opportunity as well as state competitiveness, Nebraska risks taking a big step backwards.
University offices to close in observance of National Day of Mourning
All University of Nebraska offices will be closed on Tuesday, January 2, to observe a national day of mourning for former President Gerald Ford. Only Medical Center and designated essential personnel will report on Jan. 2. (University classes are not scheduled to resume until Jan. 8, so students\' schedules will not be affected.)
NU Begins Search for Chancellor of the University of Nebraska at Omaha
University of Nebraska President James B. Milliken has named a committee of university and community representatives to seek candidates for the position of Chancellor of the University of Nebraska at Omaha. The group will be chaired by Shelton Hendricks, Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences at UNO.
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 Monday, Dec. 11, in Lincoln.
NU Board of Regents to meet December 5
NOTICE OF MEETING Notice is hereby given that the Academic Affairs Committee of the Board of Regents of the University of Nebraska will meet in a publicly convened session on Tuesday, December 5,2006, at 9:30 a..m. in the Board Room, Varner Hall, 3835 Holdrege Street, Lincoln, Nebraska. The business to be conducted at this meeting is discussion of the proposed College of Nursing at Norfolk, Nebraska.
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Additional agenda item for Board of Regents meeting November 3
Lincoln, Neb. – The agenda for the November 3, 2006, meeting of the University of Nebraska Board of Regents has been updated to include one additional item – a report from the Academic Freedom and Tenure Committee of the University of Nebraska at Omaha concerning the Academic Freedom Complaint filed by Pamela Jean Owens, a former member of the UNO faculty.
NU Board of Regents to meet November 3
Lincoln, Neb. — The University of Nebraska Board of Regents will meet at Varner Hall, 3835 Holdrege St., Lincoln, on Friday, Nov. 3. Committee and task force meetings begin at 8 a.m. and the board meeting begins at 1 p.m.
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.