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New NU President Bounds begins transition
“To recruit top students and faculty, court donors and research partners, Bounds said he wants to understand what drew current students to the university’s flagship campus.”
— Lincoln Journal Star (January 28, 2015)
New university president Hank Bounds centers his attention on students
“As a first-generation college student coming from a rural background, Bounds said he feels confident in handling a student population that balances rural and urban backgrounds.”
— Daily Nebraskan (January 28, 2015)
Hank Bounds is a good pick
“Nebraskans can look forward to the Hank Bounds era at the University of Nebraska with excitement and optimism.”
— Lincoln Journal Star (January 15, 2015)
New NU president, new opportunities
“In unanimously selecting Hank Bounds as the next president, NU regents now have positioned the university for the future.”
— Omaha World-Herald (January 14, 2015)
Hank Bounds holds sway – in Nebraska
"Bounds is a strong collaborator, and often that is winning half the battle in higher education."
— Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal (January 14, 2015)
Hank Bounds tapped for NU presidency
"The Nebraska Board of Regents tapped Bounds to become NU’s seventh president on Monday."
— Daily Nebraskan (January 12, 2015)
New University of Nebraska president chosen
"Hank Bounds said he believed NU was in the right place to shape the future of higher education in the U.S."
— Lincoln Journal Star (January 12, 2015)
Regents choose Hank Bounds as next NU president
"The NU Board of Regents chose [Hank Bounds] by unanimous vote at a meeting this afternoon."
— Omaha World Herald (January 12, 2015)
Hank Bounds chosen as next University of Nebraska president
"Bounds replaces J.B. Milliken, who left last year to become chancellor of the City University of New York."
— Sun Herald (January 12, 2015)
Hank Bounds, former Pascagoula school superintendent, named president of University of Nebraska
"Becoming president of a university and not just the head of a system was [a] natural step up for Bounds."
— (January 12, 2015)
Regents choose Hank Bounds as next NU president
"Bounds has earned a reputation as an honest and poised educator, skilled at building collegiality among universities."
— Grand Island Independent (January 12, 2015)
New University of Nebraska president chosen
"Regent Tim Clare: 'Feedback I received from NU stakeholders was unanimous in support of Dr. Bounds.' "
— Beatrice Daily Sun (January 12, 2015)
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