News Releases
Date Headline
05/06/2004 Three Regents to Meet with Finalist on May 9
Because they will be unable to attend the scheduled May 11 interview with Dr. Peter Hoff, president of the University of Maine, three members of the University of Nebraska Board of Regents plan to meet with him on Sunday, May 9. Dr. Hoff is a finalist for the presidency of the University of Nebraska.

05/05/2004 Gustafson to Receive Nebraska Builder Award

Mark Gustafson has been selected to receive the Nebraska Builder Award -- the highest non-academic award granted by the University of Nebraska. University Board of Regents policies specify that the award be given only to individuals who have literally been “builders” of the university or the State of Nebraska.

05/04/2004 SHE Conference for High School Girls Set for May 13

The fourth annual SHE conference has been set for Thursday, May 13 at the Nebraska Union on the city campus of the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.

05/03/2004 Schedules for University Presidential Finalists
Don Blank, Chairman of the University of Nebraska Board of Regents, has released the following schedules of public events for the four finalists for the position of president of the university:
04/29/2004 Blank Thanks Committee, Sets Plan for Naming President
Don Blank, Chairman of the University of Nebraska Board of Regents today congratulated the search committee which has released the names of finalists for the position of president of the university. “I want to congratulate the members of the committee for all their hard work over the past several months,” Blank said. “I am extremely pleased with the slate of finalists they have presented for consideration by the Board of Regents. It will be a challenge to pick one person from this outstanding list to be the next university president.”
04/29/2004 Finalists for University of Nebraska President Named
The committee named by the University of Nebraska Board of Regents last October to identify finalists for the position of president of the University has named four finalists.
04/25/2004 Plans for Presidential Candidate Visits Set
In anticipation of the announcement of finalists for the position of president of the University of Nebraska, Board of Regents Chairman Don Blank today announced the format for their visits for interviews. “We want to assure fairness by having each candidate follow the same schedule of events, and we want to make sure that the public and the news media have ample access to each finalist,” Blank said. “We also want them to meet the people with whom they would be expected to interact regularly as president.”
04/15/2004 Board of Regents Schedule: April 23-24, 2004
The following events have been scheduled in conjunction with the April meeting of the University of Nebraska Board of Regents:
04/15/2004 Board of Regents Meeting Highlights
The following items of interest appear on the agenda of the University of Nebraska Board of Regents April 24 meeting
02/23/2004 2004 NU Teaching & Research Awards
University of Nebraska Executive Vice President and Provost Jay Noren has announced the 2004 winners of the university’s most prestigious awards for teaching and research. Two of the awards recognize individual faculty members for meritorious teaching and research, respectively. The third recognizes an academic department that has demonstrated outstanding dedication to the education of students.
02/19/2004 Board of Regents Schedule: February 27-28, 2004
The following events have been scheduled in conjunction with the February meeting of the Friday, February 27 -Campus Visit, University of Nebraska-Lincoln
02/16/2004 Students, Parents Alerted to Need for Smart Choices in High School
Over the next few weeks, eighth-grade students across Nebraska - and their parents - will receive letters alerting them to just how important the academic choices they make in high school are to their success in college and career.
02/15/2004 Walter Scott Entrepreneurial Award Announced
University of Nebraska Executive Vice President and Provost Jay Noren has announced the winner of the 2004 Walter Scott Entrepreneurial Business Award. The award honors a business that operates in Nebraska and has developed relationships with the University of Nebraska in the area of technology. The award includes a $10,000 prize to be used for creation or promotion of student work-experiences in information science, technology and engineering.
01/31/2004 Explorers' journals bring historian fame
By BILL GRAHAM The Kansas City Star
01/16/2004 Don Blank Named Regents’ Chair for Fourth Time
The University of Nebraska Board of Regents has elected Don Blank as chairman for the fourth time - an honor it has bestowed only once before in the past 60 years. Blank previously served as chairman in 1990, 1991 and 1996. He represents District 7 on the Board, which encompasses 34 counties in western Nebraska, and nearly one-half the area of the state.
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