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.
Please note: parking is available in Lot B North of Eppley Administration Building, and Lot C North of Milo Bail Student Center

10:15 a.m.

Welcome and Remarks
Chancellor Nancy Belck: "UNO\'s Impact on the Omaha Community"
Milo Bail Student Center Dodge Room (third floor)

10:30 a.m.

"Today's UNO Student Profile"
Linda Mannering, Director of Institutional Research

10:45 a.m.

"Tomorrow's UNO Students"
Neal Topp and Neal Grandgenett, College of Education

11 a.m.

Break

11:15 a.m.

Strategic Planning Award Recipient Presentations

Chancellor Belck presented the university's inaugural Strategic Planning Awards at the 2004 Fall Convocation to a trio of units that embrace the instition's three strategic goals: a focus on helping UNO's diverse student body reach their potential, a commitment to academic excellence, and an active engagement with the community and region. One award was presented for each strategic goal.

Student Focus Award: UNO School of Social Work
Theresa Barron-McKeagney, Director, School of Social Work
Christopher Wicks, student
Academic Excellence Award: UNO Department of Information Systems and Quantitative Analysis
Cheri Noteboom, student
Matt Payne, student
Community Engagement Award: UNO Center for Economic Education
Mary Lynn Reiser, Director, Center for Economic Education
Linda Placzek, Conestoga School
Angie Kelso, Wells Fargo Bank
Jennifer Sand, Federal Reserve Bank

11:45 a.m.

Lunch break

12:40 p.m.

Musical Performance
Milo Bail Student Center, Nebraska Room

12:50 p.m.

PRSSA Student Presentation
Public Relations Student Society of America, UNO Affiliate Chapter
In October 2004, the UNO PRSSA was honored at the national conference in New York City for first place in the 2004 National Organ Donor Awareness Competition. "It's Good to Care. Better to Share," emphasized the need for UNO students to become donors, and the main event in April, "Show and Tell: Show Your Skills, Tell Your Family," featured a talent show, dance competition and rap battles, and a talk by David Eggers, concierge for guest services at the Lied Transplant Center in Omaha, who is a liver-transplant survivor.

1:05 p.m.

Closing Remarks - Chancellor Belck

1:10 p.m.

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Please note: The following committee meetings will be held in Milo Bail Student Center Ballroom

1:30 p.m.

Academic Affairs Committee Meeting

Topics:

1. Ethnic Studies
Presenter: Barbara Couture, Senior Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs, UNL

2. Ad Hoc Gender Equity Committee report
Presenters: Jay Noren, Executive Vice President and Provost
Denise Maybank, Associate to the President

2:30 p.m. Business Affairs Committee Meeting

Topics:

1. UNL Temple Building plans
Presenter: Ted Weidner, Assistant Vice Chancellor for Facilities Management and Planning, UNL

2. Health care trends
Presenters: David Lechner, Vice President for Business and Finance
Ronald Cornwell, F.S.A, M.A.A.A, Consulting Actuary, Milliman USA
Daryl Bell, Ph.D., Actuarial Consultant, Milliman USA

Saturday, January 15, 2005
Please note: The meeting will be held in the Varner Hall Board Room, 3838 Holdrege St., Lincoln, Neb.

8:30 a.m.

strong>Board of Regents Meeting
Strategic Issue: Legislative Overview: Policy Issues in Higher Education
Presenters: Sen. Ron Raikes, Chairman, Education Committee of the Nebraska Legislature
Sen. Don Pederson, Chairman, Appropriations Committee, Nebraska Legislature

The agenda is posted at www.nebraska.edu

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