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University of Nebraska enrollment grows to highest total in 17 years
University of Nebraska President James B. Milliken announced today that NU’s enrollment has reached its highest total in 17 years, with growth seen on all four campuses and in the key groups of undergraduates and first-time freshmen. Undergraduate enrollment rose 2.7 percent, far exceeding the 1.5 percent annual growth metric set by the Board of Regents, Milliken said.
MEDIA ADVISORY: University of Nebraska president, four chancellors to visit Kearney Sept. 1
University of Nebraska President James B. Milliken, the chancellors of NU’s four campuses and Board of Regents Chairman Bob Phares will visit Kearney on Sept. 1 for a luncheon with business and community leaders.
NU Board of Regents to Meet August 17
The University of Nebraska Board of Regents will meet Tuesday, Aug. 17, 2010, at 3 p.m. via videoconference at two locations: Varner Hall, 3835 Holdrege St. in Lincoln; and Eppley Administration Building Room 200, 6001 Dodge St. on the University of Nebraska at Omaha campus. Members of the public and media are welcome to attend the meeting at either location. The brief meeting also will be audio-streamed live at www.nebraska.edu.
Media logistics information for Board of Regents meeting June 11, 2010
Reserved seating for media: A capacity crowd is expected at the University of Nebraska Board of Regents meeting on June 11. Limited reserved seating is available for news media on the south side of the board room, lower level of Varner Hall, 3835 Holdrege St. in Lincoln, Neb. Additional seating in the public gallery also will be available.
Agenda updated for NU Board of Regents meeting June 11
The agenda for the June 11, 2010, meeting of the University of Nebraska Board of Regents has been updated to include the following:
The Board will convene at 1:00 p.m. and receive public comments relating to UNL athletic conference alignment. The Board will be briefed on conference alignment and consider a resolution on the subject.
University of Nebraska releases 2010-2011 operating budget
University of Nebraska President James B. Milliken today released details of the university’s proposed 2010-2011 operating budget, which will go before the Board of Regents for consideration on June 11.
Milliken said the operating budget reflects prudence during difficult economic times, and preparation for the challenging biennium ahead.
University of Nebraska introduces new Web platform for distance education
All of the University of Nebraska's online education programs can now be accessed at a single location thanks to the University's introduction of a new Web platform called Online Worldwide.
Online Worldwide – www.nebraska.edu/online – offers more than 80 accredited programs, including bachelor's and advanced degrees as well as certificates and endorsements, and more than 1,000 courses in a wide range of fields, including agriculture, biology, business, computer science, education, engineering, journalism, public administration and many more.
Statement from University of Nebraska President James B. Milliken on the National Defense Authorization Act
University of Nebraska President James B. Milliken today issued the following statement on the National Defense Authorization Act, which was advanced out of the U.S. Senate Armed Services Committee on Thursday:
Ronnie Green Selected As New IANR Vice Chancellor, VP
Sutton resident and beef geneticist Ronnie D. Green has been named University of Nebraska Vice President and Harlan Vice Chancellor for the Institute of Agriculture and Natural Resources at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.
New report highlights four Nebraska companies spun off from NU research
Four Nebraska companies that are spinoffs of University of Nebraska research are highlighted in a nationwide "success stories" report released today by The Science Coalition.
Gov. Heineman & NU President Milliken Attend BIO International Trade Show
Gov. Dave Heineman and University of Nebraska President James B. Milliken today visited with attendees of the 2010 BIO International Convention. A Nebraska delegation led by the Bio Nebraska Life Sciences Association has taken part in the event for several years now.
Robert B. Daugherty Foundation's $50 million gift will fund global Water for Food Institute at NU
The University of Nebraska today announced a $50 million founding gift commitment from the Robert B. Daugherty Charitable Foundation to support a global Water for Food Institute. The gift, one of the largest in the University's history, will create a multi-campus center for research, education and policy analysis relating to use of water for agriculture. Water for food is one of the top priorities identified by the University in its $1.2 billion Campaign for Nebraska announced in October 2009.
Agenda updated for April 16 Board of Regents meeting
The agenda for the April 16, 2010, meeting of the University of Nebraska Board of Regents has been updated to include the following
Artist Enrique Martínez Celaya to Headline Final Public Events as Visiting Presidential Professor
Internationally renowned artist Enrique Martínez Celaya will headline two final public events as University of Nebraska Visiting Presidential Professor during a trip to Nebraska April 19-23, NU President James B. Milliken has announced.
NU Board of Regents to Meet April 16
The University of Nebraska Board of Regents will meet Friday, April 16, 2010, at Varner Hall, 3835 Holdrege St. in Lincoln. Committee meetings begin at 8:30 a.m. and the Board meeting begins at 1 p.m. All meetings are open to the public. Meetings also will be audio-streamed live at www.nebraska.edu.