Growth in University of Nebraska distance learning initiative expands access, opportunities for students
The University of Nebraska’s distance learning initiative continued its significant growth in the past year, resulting in expanded access and opportunities for students to help them stay on the path to a degree, earn a valued credential and meet critical workforce needs in Nebraska.
President Hank Bounds announces winners of Twitter listening tour
University of Nebraska President Hank Bounds announced today that he has selected two Nebraskans to join him for in-person conversations following a digital “listening tour” in which he answered dozens of questions on Twitter over two and half weeks about issues important to the university and higher education.
University of Nebraska President Hank Bounds issues chancellor profile
Today the University of Nebraska released a profile that details the qualities and experiences that President Hank Bounds is seeking in the next chancellor of the University of Nebraska-Lincoln and the key challenges and opportunities that person will face in leading the UNL campus.
NU BOARD OF REGENTS TO MEET OCT. 9
The University of Nebraska Board of Regents will meet Friday, Oct. 9, 2015, at Varner Hall, 3835 Holdrege St. in Lincoln. Committee meetings will begin at 8:45 a.m. and the Board meeting begins at 9:45 a.m. All meetings are open to the public. Meetings also will be audio-streamed live at www.nebraska.edu.
“Our Students, Our Future” initiative to raise $200 million in support of NU students
Increased access and success for current and future students is the focus of a two-year, $200 million fundraising initiative announced today by the University of Nebraska and University of Nebraska Foundation.
Rural Opportunities Fair to connect students, rural communities
University of Nebraska students will have a unique opportunity to connect with representatives of nearly 40 communities, companies and organizations at the first-ever Rural Opportunities Fair, to be held Oct. 21 in Lincoln as a special kickoff to the Rural Futures Conference.
Bounds names UNL chancellor search advisory committee chair, appoints additional member
University of Nebraska President Hank Bounds has named a chair of the advisory committee assisting him in the search for the next University of Nebraska-Lincoln chancellor.
Rural Futures Institute program developing young leaders
Emerging young leaders in the state will have the opportunity to participate in a series of professional development events this fall thanks to a program of the University of Nebraska’s Rural Futures Institute that aims to prepare Nebraska’s next generation of rural leaders.
NU President Hank Bounds to visit Husker Harvest Days, Grand Island, Kearney
University of Nebraska President Hank Bounds will continue his travels around the state on Tuesday, Sept. 15, with stops at Husker Harvest Days in Wood River and other events in Grand Island and Kearney. Members of the news media are invited to cover Bounds’ travels.
President Hank Bounds launches Twitter listening tour
‘Nebraska Talks’ invites conversations with President Bounds about NU, higher education, culminating in select invitations to Husker football game.
Public encouraged to engage in UNL chancellor search process
University of Nebraska President Hank Bounds is reminding Nebraskans that they have several key opportunities to participate in the search process for the next chancellor of the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.
University of Nebraska enrollment reaches 22-year high
University of Nebraska President Hank Bounds announced today that NU’s enrollment has grown to its highest level in 22 years, marking progress toward the Board of Regents’ goals to expand access to education to Nebraskans and attract more talent to the state to meet workforce needs.
Presidential ice cream flavor debuts at Nebraska State Fair, UNL Dairy Store
The University of Nebraska-Lincoln’s Dairy Store is a popular spot for lunch or an afternoon treat for many faculty, staff, students and community members. Most, though, don’t get the opportunity to have one of the Dairy Store’s ice cream flavors named after them – unless they happen to be the university president.
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President Bounds names UNL chancellor search advisory committee
University of Nebraska President Hank Bounds has named an advisory committee to assist him in the search for the next chancellor of the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. Current Chancellor Harvey Perlman has announced his plans to step down in 2016 after leading UNL through an era of significant growth and progress.