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03/04/2015 University of Nebraska Board of Regents to make campus visit to UNK

The University of Nebraska Board of Regents will make a campus visit to the University of Nebraska at Kearney on Thursday, March 5, 2015. The Board will tour campus and hear about academic programs, campus construction and renovations, and efforts to expand access and student success, among other presentations. The itinerary for Thursday’s campus visit is as follows:

03/03/2015 Interim President Linder, key NU constituents testify in support of university legislative agenda

University of Nebraska Interim President James Linder, M.D., and Board of Regents Chairman Bob Phares were joined today by business leaders, students, agricultural representatives and others in testifying before the Appropriations Committee in support of the university’s 2015 legislative agenda.

02/10/2015 University of Nebraska leading the way in meeting agriculture and food challenges of the future

By 2050, the world’s population is projected to exceed 9.6 billion, compared to 7.2 billion today.

02/03/2015 Implementation of Superintendents' Early Childhood Plan Begins Across Metro Omaha

Douglas and Sarpy County School Districts Participating in Ground-Breaking Initiative

01/30/2015 Board of Regents elects Phares as chair

The University of Nebraska Board of Regents today elected Bob Phares as chairman for 2015. Phares, of North Platte, represents District 7 and was appointed to the Board of Regents in 2006 and elected in 2010. He served as vice chairman in 2014. He succeeds 2014 Chairman Regent Howard Hawks of Omaha.

01/29/2015 New Transfer Nebraska site provides ‘one-stop shop’ for college transfer searches

A new website developed by the University of Nebraska in collaboration with the Nebraska State College System and Nebraska Community College Association provides students in the state with a convenient “one-stop shop” for researching course transferability between Nebraska’s public higher education institutions.

01/23/2015 NU Board Of Regents to Meet Jan. 30

The University of Nebraska Board of Regents will meet Friday, Jan. 30, 2015, at Varner Hall, 3835 Holdrege St. in Lincoln. Committee meetings will begin at 8 a.m. The Board meeting begins at 10:30 a.m. with election of a new chair and vice chair for 2015, recognition of the Nebraska Ebola team, and remarks from University of Nebraska President-Designate Dr. Hank Bounds. Dr. Bounds, who was appointed earlier this month, officially begins his tenure on April 13; this is the first of several visits he will make to Nebraska before his start date.

01/12/2015 Lifelong educator Hank M. Bounds, Ph.D., named president of the University of Nebraska

The University of Nebraska Board of Regents has appointed Hank M. Bounds, Ph.D., a lifelong educator with a demonstrated record of expanding opportunities for students, improving higher education outcomes and efficiencies, and building successful partnerships with policymakers, donors and business leaders, as the seventh president of the University of Nebraska.

01/08/2015 New biomedical institute to grow university research, technology transfer enterprise

The University of Nebraska is launching a new biomedical technology institute that will position NU as a leader in key areas of research and development and expand opportunities for faculty, staff and students to partner with the private sector, commercialize their discoveries, and help grow the state’s workforce and economy.

01/07/2015 University of Nebraska online programs featured in new U.S. News rankings

University of Nebraska online programs continue to rank among the best in U.S. News & World Report’s new lists of the country’s leading online degrees.

12/01/2011 NU Board of Regents to meet December 8
The University of Nebraska Board of Regents will meet Thursday, Dec. 8, 2011, at Varner Hall, 3835 Holdrege St. in Lincoln. Committee meetings begin at 9 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.
11/15/2011 Media Advisory: Gov. Heineman, Gallup’s Clifton among featured speakers at NU Board of Regents workshop on innovation and economic competitiveness
Gov. Dave Heineman and Gallup CEO Jim Clifton are among the featured speakers at a Board of Regents workshop on engagement in the innovation economy to be held Thursday, Nov. 17, in Lincoln.
11/14/2011 President Milliken to chair national commission on innovation and economic competitiveness
University of Nebraska President James B. Milliken today became the new chair of the Commission on Innovation, Competitiveness and Economic Prosperity, a national group focused on the expanding role universities play in local and regional innovation.
11/03/2011 University of Nebraska Executive Vice President and Provost Linda Pratt stepping down to return to the faculty
University of Nebraska President James B. Milliken announced today that Executive Vice President and Provost Linda Ray Pratt will step down June 30, 2012, to return to her professional roots in the UNL Department of English.
10/31/2011 University of Nebraska Foundation announces record setting year
Alumni and friends of the University of Nebraska demonstrated their generosity this year by giving the most private support in history.
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