Governor signs budget package, NU search bill
The University of Nebraska will be able to continue to advance its goals for competitiveness, quality and affordability thanks to recent action by the Legislature and Gov. Pete Ricketts.
New “Commit to Complete” campaign focused on timely degree completion
University of Nebraska President Hank Bounds announced today a new initiative aimed at ensuring students have the tools they need to complete their degree on time so they can enter the workforce sooner and with as little debt as possible.
UNL chancellor finalist feedback sought by Friday
University of Nebraska President Hank Bounds is asking stakeholders of the University of Nebraska-Lincoln to submit their feedback on the four finalists for chancellor by the close of business on Friday, March 18.
NU BOARD OF REGENTS TO MEET MARCH 18
The University of Nebraska Board of Regents will meet Friday, March 18, 2016, at Varner Hall, 3835 Holdrege St. in Lincoln. Committee meetings will begin at 8:30 a.m. and the Board meeting will begin at 10:30 a.m. All meetings are open to the public. Meetings also will be audio-streamed live at www.nebraska.edu.
UNL chancellor finalists announced
University of Nebraska President Hank Bounds announced today that following a national search, four finalists have been identified for the chancellor position at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. Over a two-week period beginning next Monday, each of the finalists will visit UNL for interviews, meetings with campus and community stakeholders, and public forums that will provide Nebraskans opportunities to meet the candidates, ask questions and offer feedback.
President Bounds, NU constituents testify in support of building renewal plan
University of Nebraska President Hank Bounds was joined today by key NU constituents in testifying before the Legislature’s Appropriations Committee in support of a proposal to extend a state-university partnership on building renovation and renewal projects across the campuses.
Schroeder to serve as Board of Regents chair for 2016
Regent Kent Schroeder of Kearney will serve as chairman of the Board for 2016 after assuming the position at Friday’s Board meeting. Schroeder, representing District 6, was elected to the Board in 1998 and served as chairman in 2002 and 2009 and vice chairman in 2001, 2008 and 2015. He succeeds Regent Bob Phares of North Platte as chair.
Board of Regents approves contract extension for UNMC chancellor
The University of Nebraska Board of Regents has approved an extension to the contract of Jeffrey Gold, M.D., chancellor of the University of Nebraska Medical Center – a vote of confidence in Gold’s successful leadership of the state’s only public academic health sciences center.
Report shows University of Nebraska’s annual economic impact is $3.9 billion
The teaching, research and outreach activities of the University of Nebraska annually generate more than $3.9 billion for Nebraska’s economy, according to an independent new analysis of the university’s significant and far-reaching impact on the economic and cultural vitality of the state.
University of Nebraska student, grads earn honors at leading entrepreneurship event
Entrepreneurs with ties to the University of Nebraska were among those receiving top honors at the 2016 Pipeline Innovator of the Year event, a gala that drew 600 of the Midwest’s top entrepreneurial leaders to Kansas City last Thursday.
NU BOARD OF REGENTS TO MEET JAN. 29
The University of Nebraska Board of Regents will meet Friday, Jan. 29, 2016, at Varner Hall, 3835 Holdrege St. in Lincoln. The day will begin at 8:30 a.m. with a legislative update and brief remarks from the State Auditor’s office, followed by the Business Affairs Committee meeting at 9 a.m. that will include a presentation on the results of an independent analysis of the University of Nebraska’s impact on the state’s economy. The analysis was conducted by Tripp Umbach, a leading national consultant.
U.S. Strategic Command and University of Nebraska Strengthen Partnership
U.S. Navy Adm. Cecil D. Haney, U.S. Strategic Command (USSTRATCOM) commander, and representatives from the command hosted Dr. Hank Bounds, University of Nebraska president, and more than 20 senior leaders from the university to discuss USSTRATCOM’s global missions and promote military-to-university cooperation and innovation.
University of Nebraska President Hank Bounds to visit Fremont, Blair
University of Nebraska President Hank Bounds will visit Fremont and Blair on Monday, Dec. 14, to engage with community leaders, share the university’s story and discuss opportunities for continued success in serving the state.
University of Nebraska High School scholarships support college, career readiness
For one Doniphan-Trumbull High School student, a scholarship to take online courses from the University of Nebraska High School will open important opportunities for him to access rigorous coursework that will prepare him for college.
University of Nebraska building renewal plan would invest in facilities for quality education, competitiveness
The University of Nebraska and the state would continue a long and successful partnership to maintain the quality and functionality of NU buildings under a 12-year capital plan announced today by President Hank Bounds.