NU Board of Regents to Discuss Priority Programs, New Contracts and Academic Centers at November Meeting
(Lincoln, NE. Nov. 4)—The University of Nebraska Board of Regents will meet at Varner Hall (3835 Holdrege St.) in Lincoln on Friday, November 11. In the morning, the board’s committees on Academic Affairs and Business Affairs will meet. The committee meetings will feature presentations on business policy revisions, master plan concepts for UNO, academic centers and enrollment. The regular business meeting of the Board will commence at 1:00 p.m.

The morning’s schedule is as follows:

10:00 a.m. Business Affairs Committee Topic: Master Plan concepts for UNO Presenter: UNO Chancellor Nancy Belck Topic: Business Policy Revisions Presenter: David Lechner, Vice President for Business and Finance

11:30 a.m. Academic Affairs Committee Topic: Academic Centers Presenter: Dr. Jay Noren, Executive Vice President and Provost Topic: Enrollment Data Follow-Up Presenter: Dr. Jay Noren, Executive Vice President and Provost

The afternoon meeting will commence at Varner Hall at 1:00 p.m.

Highlights of the meeting include:

  • The strategic issue is Priority Programs and Programs of Excellence and will feature presentations by each of the campus chancellors.
  • Regents will be asked to approve the name change from the Department of Chemical Engineering to the Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln and to approve the name change from the College of Engineering and Technology to the College of Engineering at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. They will also be asked to approve naming the Military and Naval Science Building the “John J. Pershing Military and Naval Science Building.”
  • Regents will be asked to approve the architectural firm of HDR Architecture Inc. for design services and use of the Construction Management at Risk method of construction for the College of Public Affairs and Community Service (CPACS) building at the University of Nebraska at Omaha.
  • Regents will be asked to approve the establishment of the University of Nebraska Center for Advanced Surgical Technology (CAST) at the University of Nebraska Medical Center
The full agenda is available online at www.nebraska.edu. (can you hyperlink from here to the agenda)

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