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NU announces top teaching, research awards
Lincoln, Neb., March 10, 2006 - University of Nebraska President James B. Milliken today announced the 2006 winners of the university’s most prestigious awards for research and teaching.
Marijane Hancock named to institutional research post
Lincoln, Neb. – Dr. Marijane Hancock, senior lecturer in the Department of Management in the College of Business Administration at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, has been named assistant vice president and director of institutional research and planning for the University of Nebraska. She has served as interim director since September, and will become director in May when she completes her teaching duties. She is a 2006 recipient of the Excellence in Teaching Award presented by the College of Business Administration.
Nebraska innovation event March 29-30 to highlight research, business connections
Lincoln, Neb., March 2, 2006 -- Nebraska EPSCoR at the University of Nebraska will showcase and assist science and technology researchers and innovative businesses at a two-day Nebraska Research Expo and Innovation Forum March 29-30 at the Cornhusker Marriot Hotel in Lincoln.
Additional agenda item for Board of Regents meeting March 3
Lincoln, Neb. – The agenda for the March 3, 2006, meeting of the University of Nebraska Board of Regents has been updated to include one additional item – a request for board approval to name the UNL Athletics Championship Center the “Howard and Rhonda Hawks Championship Center.”
NU Board of Regents to meet March 3
Lincoln, Neb.— The University of Nebraska Board of Regents will meet at Varner Hall, 3835 Holdrege St., Lincoln, on Friday, March 3. Committee and task force meetings begin at 8:30 a.m. and the board meeting begins at 1:00 p.m.
Board of Regents Meeting: Friday, March 3, 2006
Notice is hereby given that the Board of Regents of the University of Nebraska will meet in a publicly convened session on Friday, March 3, 2006, at 1:00 P.M. in the Board Room, Varner Hall, 3835 Holdrege Street, Lincoln, Nebraska.
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Video News Releases 2006
NU President Milliken “Delivers” State of the University Address
University of Nebraska President James B. Milliken has foregone tradition and delivered his 2006 State of the University address via email and pod-cast. The speech is available on line, in both audio and print formats, at www.nebraska.edu.
Response to SOTU from NU President Milliken
University of Nebraska President J.B. Milliken issued the following statement following President Bush's State of the Union address tonight:
James McClurg elected chair; Charles Wilson elected vice chair of University of Nebraska Board of Regents
Lincoln, Neb. (Jan. 20, 2006) -- The University of Nebraska Board of Regents today elected James McClurg to chair the board for 2006. McClurg, who represents southeast Nebraska, was appointed to the Board of Regents in 2002. Regent Charles Wilson of Lincoln, a member of the board since 1990, was elected vice chair.
NU Board of Regents to Discuss Campus Construction, Financial Aid, and Legislative Priorities at January Meeting
(Lincoln, Neb. January 12, 2005)— The University of Nebraska Board of Regents will meet at Varner Hall (3835 Holdrege St.) in Lincoln on Thursday and Friday, January 19-20. The board’s new Outreach and Economic Development Task Force will meet Thursday. The Academic Affairs and Business Affairs committees will meet Friday morning, followed by a legislative update. The regular business meeting of the board will commence at 1:00 p.m.
New Board of Regents Task Force to Address Outreach and Economic Development
To further the University of Nebraska\'s economic development efforts, Howard Hawks, chairman of the Board of Regents, has announced the creation of a new Task Force on Outreach and Economic Development. Third District Regent Chuck Hassebrook of Lyons will serve as chair; other members include Drew Miller, (4th district, Papillion); Dave Hergert, (7th district, Mitchell); and Student Regent Brad Bohn (UNK). Pete Kotsiopulos, NU vice president for university affairs, will staff the task force.
Board of Regents Meeting: Friday, January 20, 2006
Notice is hereby given that the Board of Regents of the University of Nebraska will meet in a publicly convened session on Friday, January 20, 2006, at 1:00 P.M. in the Board Room, Varner Hall, 3835 Holdrege Street, Lincoln, Nebraska.
NU President Milliken to Attend State Department’s U.S. University Presidents Summit on International Education
(Lincoln, Neb. January 5)—University of Nebraska President James B. Milliken will participate in the U.S. University Presidents Summit on International Education in Washington D.C. today and tomorrow (Jan. 5-6). The Summit, hosted by Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice and Secretary of Education Margaret Spellings, will focus on the importance of international education and will feature an address from President Bush.
NU Board of Regents Set Accountability Measures for Graduation Rates, Faculty Compensation
(Lincoln, NE. Dec. 5)— The University of Nebraska Board of Regents, President James B. Milliken, and the NU chancellors met on Thursday, December 1, to discuss accountability measures related to the goals outlined in the university’s 2005-08 strategic framework. Discussion centered on five areas: enrollment, deferred maintenance (LB 605), graduation rates, faculty compensation, and administrative efficiency.