NU Board of Regents to Meet June 17
The University of Nebraska Board of Regents will meet Friday, June 17, 2011, at Varner Hall, 3835 Holdrege St. in Lincoln. Committee meetings begin at 8 a.m. and the Board meeting begins at 10:30 a.m. All meetings are open to the public. Meetings also will be audio-streamed live at www.nebraska.edu .

Please note that Holdrege Street is closed for repairs this summer; Varner Hall can be accessed via the Starr Street parking lot entrance (see attached map for detailed directions).

Following are highlights of the June Board meeting. A complete agenda and schedule is available here.

8 a.m.: Business Affairs Committee Topic: NU Budget and Tuition Recommendations Presenters: President James B. Milliken and Chris Kabourek, NU assistant vice president for business and finance and director of budget and planning

Topic: Voluntary Retirement Program Report Presenter: David Lechner, NU vice president for business and finance

9 a.m. (approximate): Break

9:15 a.m.: Outreach and Economic Development Ad Hoc Committee Topic: Strategic Framework Report on Workforce Development Presenters: Richard Hoffmann, NU associate vice president for academic affairs and research; David Conrad, executive director, NUtech Ventures, and University of Nebraska-Lincoln associate vice chancellor for technology development; and Michael Dixon, president, UNeMed Corp.

10 a.m. (approximate): Break

10:30 a.m.: Board of Regents meeting

The Board will be asked to approve: · Establishment of professional certificates in community-oriented primary care and maternal and child health in the College of Public Health at the University of Nebraska Medical Center. (Addendums IX-A-1 and IX-A-2)
· Establishment of the Buffett Early Childhood Institute at the University of Nebraska. (Addendum IX-A-3)
· The 2011-12 operating budget and tuition rates for the University of Nebraska and Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture. (Addendums IX-B-1 and IX-B-2)
· The program statement and budget for the 18th/19th and R streets residence hall at UNL. The proposed project would construct a residence hall complex to ultimately replace Cather and Pound halls. The new hall would house about 1,025 students in suite-style housing. (Addendum IX-B-3)
· The program statement and budget for the East Campus Recreation Center at UNL. (Addendum IX-B-5)
· The program statement and budget for the Campus Recreation Outdoor Adventures Center at UNL. (Addendum IX-B-6)
· A resolution authorizing the university to proceed with actions necessary to complete the purchase of property at 314 N. 18th St. in Lincoln for a planned extension of the 17th and R streets parking structure. (Addendum IX-B-8)

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