NU Board of Regents to meet and make campus visit to UNO
Lincoln, Neb. — The University of Nebraska Board of Regents will meet for a Board meeting and make a campus visit to the University of Nebraska at Omaha campus on Friday, May 18.

The Board meeting is set for 9:45 a.m. in Bootstrapper Hall West at the W.H. Thompson Alumni Center on the UNO campus, 60th and Dodge streets. The only item on the agenda is the approval of Dr. John E. Christensen as the next Chancellor for UNO.

President James B. Milliken announced the appointment of Christensen last week. Christensen, 58, has been interim chancellor at UNO since September, 2006, and was chosen after a national search chaired by Dr. Shelton Hendricks, Dean of the College of Arts & Sciences.

The itinerary for the UNO Campus visit follows.

8:30 a.m. Breakfast with the Nebraska Coordinating Commission for Postsecondary Education (W.H. Thompson Alumni Center on UNO campus)

9:45 a.m. University Board of Regents meeting (W.H. Thompson Alumni Center on UNO campus, Bootstrapper Hall West)

10 am. Welcome from Chancellor John Christensen (Criss Library, UNO campus)

10:30-11:30 a.m. Collaboration Sciences, College of Information Science & Technology and Service Learning (Peter Kiewit Institute, UNO campus)

11:30 a.m. Tour and plans for Ak-Sar-Ben Village and Chili Greens property

Noon – 1:30 p.m. Lunch, Thompson Alumni Center with performance by the Freshman String Quartet, Department of Music

1:30 – 3:00 p.m. Presentation and tour at Western Hills Elementary/University Partnership Magnet Center (6523 Western Avenue)

3:15 – 4:00 p.m. UNO Health, Physical Education & Recreation Facilities (HPER) & Student Health (UNO Campus)

4:15 – 5:00 p.m. Presentation on UNO/Metropolitan Community College’s STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics) Talent Expansion Project (STEP) (Durham Science Center, Math/Science Center, UNO campus)

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