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President Milliken's testimony on LB1001
University of Nebraska President J.B. Milliken today testified before the Legislature's Education Committee on LB1001, a bill that would repeal a state law that allows children of undocumented immigrants to pay in-state tuition rates.
Phares Elected Chair of NU Board of Regents
The University of Nebraska Board of Regents today elected Bob Phares as chairman for 2010.
Agreement Reached on UNO Faculty Salaries
The University of Nebraska and the American Association of University Professors, the collective bargaining unit that represents faculty at the University of Nebraska at Omaha, have reached an agreement on UNO faculty salaries for 2009-2011.
Agenda Updated for Jan. 22 Board of Regents meeting
The agenda for the Jan. 22, 2010, meeting of the University of Nebraska Board of Regents has been updated
Media Advisory: NU Board of Regents to meet January 22nd
The University of Nebraska Board of Regents will meet Friday, Jan. 22, 2010, at Varner Hall, 3835 Holdrege St. in Lincoln. Committee meetings begin at 8 a.m. and the Board meeting begins at 1 p.m. All meetings are open to the public. Committee and Board meetings also will be audio streamed live at www.nebraska.edu.
Media Advisory: Board of Regents meeting public comment period, Nov. 20, 2009
The Nov. 20 Board of Regents meeting will include a public comment period that will begin at approximately 10:30 a.m. To help plan for the meeting, persons wishing to speak regarding any item on the agenda are encouraged to call the Corporation Secretary at (402) 472-3906 in advance of the meeting.
Media Advisory: Board of Regents meeting
The University of Nebraska Board of Regents will meet at Varner Hall, 3835 Holdrege Street, Lincoln, on Friday, Nov. 20, 2009. Members of the Board will tour the state fairgrounds and hear an update on Innovation Campus beginning at 8:45 a.m. Members of the media are invited to participate in the tour.
NU Responds to Purchasing Card Review
The University of Nebraska responded to the review of its purchasing card program conducted by State Auditor Mike Foley, stating general concurrence with recommendations in the report.
Agenda Updated for Board of Regents Meeting on October 23
The agenda for the October 23, 2009, meeting of the University of Nebraska Board of Regents has been updated to include the following:
Statement from Regent Kent Schroeder
Regent Kent Schroeder, Chairman of the University of Nebraska Board of Regents, issued the following statement today regarding an opportunity for public comment at the Board meeting on October 23, 2009.
Board of Regents Meeting, Oct. 23, 2009
The Board of Regents will meet on Friday, Oct. 23, 2009, at Varner Hall. Committee meetings begin at 8:00 a.m. and the Board meeting begins at 1:00 p.m. All meetings are open to the public. Following are highlights of the October meeting. A complete agenda is available on the Board of Regents Agendas & Meetings page.
Campaign for Nebraska to raise $1.2 billion for NU
The public phase of a comprehensive fundraising campaign led by a prominent team of volunteers was announced today by the University of Nebraska and University of Nebraska Foundation. The Campaign for Nebraska: Unlimited Possibilities seeks to raise $1.2 billion to meet high-priority opportunities and needs for the university's four campuses.
2009-10 Presidential Graduate Fellows
University of Nebraska President James B. Milliken has announced eight 2009-10 recipients of Presidential Graduate Fellowships. These prestigious fellowships honor NU graduate students – four students at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, two at the University of Nebraska Medical Center, and two at the University of Nebraska at Omaha – on the basis of high scholastic performance, personal accomplishment and innovative research projects. This year, fellowships are presented in cancer research, discrete mathematics and immigration, psychology, physiology and politics.
Presidential Professor Martinez Celaya returns to Nebraska
Enrique Martínez Celaya begins his third and final year as the University of Nebraska Visiting Presidential Professor with a visit to the state during the week of September 28. The internationally acclaimed artist will participate in seminars and discussions with students, faculty, administrators, and community arts leaders in Omaha, Lincoln, and Kearney. His visit culminates with a public lecture at the Joslyn Art Museum, Friday, Oct. 2 at 7:00 p.m.
NU enrollment highest in 13 years; up for 5th consecutive year
University of Nebraska President James B. Milliken today announced that for the fifth year in a row, total enrollment increased at the University of Nebraska overall and at each of the four campuses. The 2009 total – 49,031 students – is the highest since 1996 and an increase of 2.6 percent over 2008.