News Releases
Date Headline
12/17/2008 NU Foundation announces campus grant awards
The University of Nebraska Foundation's board of directors awarded $1.14 million to the University of Nebraska through its annual grants program to support projects and initiatives on all four campuses for 2008-2009.
11/23/2008 Collegebound Nebraska makes college more affordable for more Nebraskans
Collegebound Nebraska – a newly expanded financial aid program at the University of Nebraska – is making a college education more affordable for thousands of Nebraska students, NU President James B. Milliken said today. Milliken and Gov. Dave Heineman spoke at assemblies at Lincoln Northstar, Omaha South and Grand Island Senior High Schools to encourage students to attend college and to talk about Collegebound Nebraska.
10/31/2008 MEDIA ADVISORY: Board of Regents meeting, Nov. 7, 2008
The University of Nebraska Board of Regents will meet in Lincoln on Friday, Nov. 7. A full agenda has been posted at www.nebraska.edu/board.
10/24/2008 4th Annual Research & Innovation Conference set for Oct. 28
More than 300 entrepreneurs, researchers and businesses from across Nebraska will participate in the 4th annual Research and Innovation Conference at the Cornhusker Marriott Hotel in Lincoln Oct. 28. Co-sponsored by the University of Nebraska, BioNebraska and ESPCoR Nebraska
10/17/2008 Statement from NU President James B Milliken
The following statement was issued by University of Nebraska President James B. Milliken following UNL's cancellation of William Ayers' appearance on campus in November.
10/09/2008 University of Nebraska Board of Regents schedules educational workshop
Members of the University of Nebraska Board of Regents and President James B. Milliken will participate in an educational workshop on Friday, Oct. 10, in Omaha.
10/03/2008 Milliken names search committee for PKI Executive Director
University of Nebraska President James B. Milliken has named the search committee for an executive director and chief science and technology officer of the Peter Kiewit Institute (PKI).
09/05/2008 Enrollment up on all NU campuses: Most students since 1996
University of Nebraska President James B. Milliken today announced that for the fourth year in a row, total enrollment increased at the University of Nebraska. The 2008 total – 47,803 students – is the highest since 1996 and an increase of 1.7 percent over 2007.
09/04/2008 NU, State Colleges recommend Oracle and CedarCrestone to provide new Student Information System
Pending approval from the University of Nebraska Board of Regents at its meeting on September 5, Oracle USA has been recommended as the provider of a new $29.8 million student information system that will serve students at the four campuses of the university and the three state colleges, Chadron, Peru and Wayne State.
09/04/2008 Additional agenda items for Board of Regents meeting Sept. 5
The agenda for the Sept. 5, 2008, meeting of the University of Nebraska Board of Regents has been updated
09/04/2008 Board of Regents to Consider Executive Salary Equity Initiative
Survey Shows Pay of NU Leaders Lags Behind Peer Average

Retention and attraction of top talent to lead the University of Nebraska and its campuses are the goals of an executive salary equity initiative to be considered by the Board of Regents at its meeting on September 5.
08/28/2008 NU Board of Regents to Meet September 5
The University of Nebraska Board of Regents will meet on Friday, Sept. 5, at Varner Hall, 3835 Holdrege St., Lincoln. Committee meetings begin at 8 a.m. and the board meeting begins at 1:00 p.m.
08/26/2008 Members of Board of Regents, President Milliken to attend Gudmundsen Lab open house in Sandhills
Six members of the University of Nebraska Board of Regents and NU President James B. Milliken will attend the 9th annual open house at UNL's Gudmundsen Sandhills Laboratory near Whitman, Neb., on August 27.
08/04/2008 University Continues Progress in Female, Minority Hiring
The University of Nebraska continues to make progress in increasing the diversity of its faculty, a goal shared by the Board of Regents, university administrative leadership, and the State Legislature, according to a report released today.
08/03/2008 President Milliken's Statement on Passage of Higher Education Opportunity Act
University of Nebraska President James B. Milliken has released the following statement commenting on Congressional passage of HR 4137, the Higher Education Opportunity Act, which reauthorizes many federal programs under the Higher Education Act of 1965.
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