News Releases
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01/15/2014 President Milliken to leave NU to become CUNY chancellor

University of Nebraska President James B. Milliken today informed the university community that after nearly a decade as NU’s president, he will leave Nebraska to become the next chancellor of the City University of New York, the nation’s premier urban public university.

01/15/2014 President Milliken to participate in White House event on increasing college opportunity

University of Nebraska President James B. Milliken will attend an event at the White House Thursday focused on new actions that will increase college opportunity.

12/12/2013 University of Nebraska lobbyist wins national award for governmental relations

Ron Withem, senior associate vice president for university affairs and director of governmental relations at the University of Nebraska, today was presented with a national award honoring his achievements in higher education state relations.

11/29/2013 Board of Regents approves appointment of Dr. Jeffrey Gold as new UNMC chancellor

The University of Nebraska Board of Regents today approved the appointment of Dr. Jeffrey Gold as the new chancellor of the University of Nebraska Medical Center.

11/27/2013 MEDIA ADVISORY: Board of Regents to meet Friday to consider new UNMC chancellor appointment
University of Nebraska President James B. Milliken announced today that he has named Dr. Jeffrey P. Gold of the University of Toledo as the next chancellor of the University of Nebraska Medical Center, subject to approval by the NU Board of Regents. The Board will meet Friday, Nov. 29, to consider Gold’s appointment. The meeting is at 8:30 a.m. at Varner Hall, 3835 Holdrege St. in Lincoln, and is open to the public. Consideration of Gold’s appointment is the only item on Friday’s agenda.
11/21/2013 UNMC chancellor finalist to visit campus Nov. 22

A finalist for the position of chancellor of the University of Nebraska Medical Center will visit Nebraska on Nov. 22, the university announced today.

11/15/2013 University of Nebraska international student enrollment reaches record high

International student enrollment at the University of Nebraska has reached another record high this fall, continuing NU’s momentum in attracting talent from around the world, according to a presentation today to the Board of Regents. News of NU’s record international enrollment comes during International Education Week, going on now.

11/06/2013 Media Advisory: NU Board Of Regents to Meet Nov. 14-15
Nov. 7, 2013

The University of Nebraska Board of Regents will meet Thursday, Nov. 14, 2013, at Varner Hall, 3835 Holdrege St. in Lincoln. Beginning at 3 p.m., the Academic Affairs Committee will hear reports on the university’s fall 2013 enrollment, including nonresident and international student enrollments, as well as campus updates from each student regent.
10/23/2013 University of Nebraska Board of Regents to make campus visit to UNO 2013

The University of Nebraska Board of Regents will make a campus visit to the University of Nebraska at Omaha on Thursday, Oct. 24, 2013. The Board will take a campus tour and hear a series of presentations focused on the diversity of learners UNO serves, including military students, minority and first-generation students, and transfer students.

10/23/2013 McGinnis steps down as PKI executive director
10/21/2013 University of Nebraska celebrates Collegebound Nebraska Week 2013

These are three of the 6,671 University of Nebraska students – almost one-quarter of Nebraska undergraduates at the university – who qualify for full tuition support through Collegebound Nebraska this year. Collegebound Nebraska guarantees that any Nebraska undergraduate who qualifies for a federal Pell Grant and meets the university’s admission requirements can attend NU and pay no tuition.

10/14/2013 New online certificate focuses on interior design for an aging population

This is the latest in an occasional series featuring online programs at the University of Nebraska.

Lower shelves, stair railings, more bars to grab onto – common-sense changes like these can help older individuals stay in their homes or offices longer and maintain a higher quality of life. Yet as the population of Americans age 65 and over grows rapidly, so too is the demand for professionals able to design and build environments that meet the unique needs of older adults.

10/08/2013 Donors give record $236.7 million to University of Nebraska

Lincoln, Neb.—Oct. 8, 2013— Alumni and friends gave $236.7 million to the University of Nebraska this year, making it the University of Nebraska Foundation’s best year ever for private gifts. This record represents a 43 percent increase over the last fiscal year and a 37 percent increase over the previous gift record of $172.1 million in 2011.

10/01/2013 Virtual Scholars program expands educational opportunities for students across Nebraska

Students across Nebraska – many of them in rural districts – will be able to supplement their education with free online courses from the University of Nebraska High School this year as a result of NU’s 2013 Nebraska Virtual Scholars program.

09/24/2013 University of Nebraska names Chuck Schroeder to lead Rural Futures Institute

The newly hired founding executive director of the University of Nebraska’s Rural Futures Institute said he’s excited to work with Nebraskans across the state and others to help rethink and revitalize rural life, with a particular emphasis on making rural communities places where young people can make their lives.

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