News Releases
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07/11/2014 Susan Fritz named executive vice president and provost

Interim University of Nebraska President Dr. James Linder announced today that he has named Dr. Susan Fritz as executive vice president and provost and dean of the Graduate College of the University of Nebraska, pending approval by the Board of Regents at its July 18 meeting.

07/11/2014 Economic development theme drives proposed biennial budget request

Under a two-year budget request to be considered next week by the Board of Regents, the University of Nebraska plans to seek state funds to support strategic initiatives that will attract talent, meet workforce needs through education and grow Nebraska’s economy.

06/26/2014 University of Nebraska to assist students affected by severe weather

The University of Nebraska announced today that it will take steps to assist Nebraska students and families who are from areas of the state that have been declared federal disaster areas as a result of recent severe weather.

06/24/2014 Business development director joins NU’s National Strategic Research Institute
Christopher G. Warner has joined the University of Nebraska’s National Strategic Research Institute (NSRI), a United States Strategic Command-sponsored University Affiliated Research Center (UARC), as its business development director.
06/09/2014 University of Nebraska issues presidential profile; seeks ‘dynamic, innovative and visionary new leader’
Today the University of Nebraska released a presidential profile that details the qualities and experience the Board of Regents is seeking in the next NU president and the key challenges and opportunities that person will face in leading the university.
05/29/2014 University of Nebraska online programs remain among the best for veterans
Online programs offered by the University of Nebraska continue to rank among the best in the country for veterans, according to a new list issued by U.S. News & World Report.

The University of Nebraska Board of Regents will meet Friday, May 30, at Varner Hall, 3835 Holdrege St. in Lincoln. Committee meetings begin at 9 a.m. and the Board meeting begins at 10:45 a.m. All meetings are open to the public. Meetings also will be audio-streamed live at

05/23/2014 Affordability, strategic investments highlight proposed 2014-15 budget

A second straight freeze on resident tuition and investments in priority initiatives that benefit the state highlight the University of Nebraska’s proposed 2014-15 operating budget, announced today by Interim President James Linder. The Board of Regents will consider the budget at its May 30 meeting.

04/25/2014 University of Nebraska names Scott, Kiewit entrepreneurial award winners

University of Nebraska President James B. Milliken has announced the winners of two NU awards honoring extraordinary efforts in entrepreneurship: the Walter Scott Entrepreneurial Business Award and the Peter Kiewit Student Entrepreneurial Award.

04/23/2014 First annual report highlights early successes of NU’s National Strategic Research Institute

New, more effective vaccines for anthrax and ricin.

04/18/2014 First University of Nebraska MOOC to focus on health literacy

Within a year of announcing its partnership with Coursera, a leading provider of massive open online courses, the University of Nebraska is offering its first MOOC to individuals interested in improving their health literacy and communication skills.

04/04/2014 University of Nebraska names top teaching, research and engagement award winners

University of Nebraska President James B. Milliken has announced the 2014 winners of the university’s most prestigious awards for teaching, research and engagement.

03/26/2014 Regents Medal honors businessman, philanthropist Walter Scott

The University of Nebraska’s highest award, the Regents Medal, will be presented tomorrow to Walter Scott, a highly successful Omaha business leader who is a generous supporter of civic institutions, community causes and the University of Nebraska.

03/25/2014 UNK Department of Biology wins university-wide teaching award

The Department of Biology at the University of Nebraska at Kearney has been selected to receive the University-wide Departmental Teaching Award (UDTA) from the University of Nebraska, NU President James B. Milliken announced today.

03/19/2014 Board of Regents to establish, appoint presidential search committees

At its meeting on March 21, the Board of Regents will consider agenda items to establish and appoint the initial members of two committees that will assist with the national search for the next president of the University of Nebraska.

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