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University of Nebraska Presidential Search
The University of Nebraska Board of Regents invites nominations and applications for the position of President. The president is the chief executive officer of the university and provides overall administrative leadership for the multi-campus system.
Founded in 1869, NU is the state’s only public university with four main campuses, a two-year college of technical agriculture, and research and extension facilities statewide. The university operates with an annual budget of $2.4 billion, enrolling 50,000 students, employing 13,000 faculty and staff, and contributing significantly to the state and regional economy.
The Board is seeking a dynamic, innovative and visionary leader who has a clear vision and passion for the future of public higher education; proven experience working with political, civic, and legislative leaders; a deep commitment to academic excellence; a proven record of achieving community and philanthropic support; an understanding of and appreciation for shared governance; and a demonstrated commitment to diversity.
The next president will have an extraordinary opportunity to build on the University of Nebraska’s already impressive foundation and continue its development as a nationally renowned and globally relevant public research university that forges new frontiers in scholarship and provides an exceptional, affordable education.
We invite you to visit this site regularly for news and information related to the national search.