News Releases
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11/20/2015 University of Nebraska President Hank Bounds to visit Southeast Nebraska communities

University of Nebraska President Hank Bounds will visit several Southeast Nebraska communities on Monday, Nov. 23, to engage with a range of stakeholders and share the university’s story. Bounds’ agenda for the day includes a community coffee co-hosted with Sen. Dan Watermeier of Syracuse, an assembly with high school students to talk about the importance of college, a meeting with area Rotary club members, and an open dialogue with Peru State College President Dan Hanson to discuss shared priorities and opportunities for collaboration.

11/02/2015 University of Nebraska President Hank Bounds to engage with North Omaha stakeholders

University of Nebraska President Hank Bounds will make several stops in North Omaha on Monday, Nov. 2, to engage with community members and share the university’s story. Bounds’ agenda includes a visit to a local high school to talk with students about the importance of higher education; a luncheon with community leaders that will provide opportunities for university updates, dialogue and ideas; and a stop at an area elementary school that is a partner with NU’s Buffett Early Childhood Institute.

10/22/2015 University of Nebraska Board of Regents to make campus visit to UNO

The University of Nebraska Board of Regents will make a campus visit to the University of Nebraska at Omaha on Friday, Oct. 23, 2015. The Board will tour several parts of campus and hear presentations on leading academic and research programs, UNO’s strategies for growing enrollment and completion rates, and athletics, among other initiatives. The full itinerary for Friday’s campus visit is as follows:

10/19/2015 NU Graduate Faculty Workshop will focus on changing job market for Ph.D. grads

Registration is still open for the University of Nebraska’s Graduate Faculty Workshop, scheduled for Oct. 30 in Lincoln. The event will bring together faculty, graduate students and postdoctoral associates from the four NU campuses to explore the range of opportunities available to students after graduate school.

10/14/2015 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.

10/13/2015 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.

10/12/2015 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.


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

09/24/2015 “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.

09/23/2015 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.

09/17/2015 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.

09/15/2015 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.

09/14/2015 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.

09/14/2015 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.

09/09/2015 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.

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