NU President Milliken “Delivers” State of the University Address
University of Nebraska President James B. Milliken has foregone tradition and delivered his 2006 State of the University address via email and pod-cast. The speech is available on line, in both audio and print formats, at www.nebraska.edu.
Response to SOTU from NU President Milliken
University of Nebraska President J.B. Milliken issued the following statement following President Bush's State of the Union address tonight:
James McClurg elected chair; Charles Wilson elected vice chair of University of Nebraska Board of Regents
Lincoln, Neb. (Jan. 20, 2006) -- The University of Nebraska Board of Regents today elected James McClurg to chair the board for 2006. McClurg, who represents southeast Nebraska, was appointed to the Board of Regents in 2002. Regent Charles Wilson of Lincoln, a member of the board since 1990, was elected vice chair.
NU Board of Regents to Discuss Campus Construction, Financial Aid, and Legislative Priorities at January Meeting
(Lincoln, Neb. January 12, 2005)— The University of Nebraska Board of Regents will meet at Varner Hall (3835 Holdrege St.) in Lincoln on Thursday and Friday, January 19-20. The board’s new Outreach and Economic Development Task Force will meet Thursday. The Academic Affairs and Business Affairs committees will meet Friday morning, followed by a legislative update. The regular business meeting of the board will commence at 1:00 p.m.
New Board of Regents Task Force to Address Outreach and Economic Development
To further the University of Nebraska\'s economic development efforts, Howard Hawks, chairman of the Board of Regents, has announced the creation of a new Task Force on Outreach and Economic Development. Third District Regent Chuck Hassebrook of Lyons will serve as chair; other members include Drew Miller, (4th district, Papillion); Dave Hergert, (7th district, Mitchell); and Student Regent Brad Bohn (UNK). Pete Kotsiopulos, NU vice president for university affairs, will staff the task force.
Board of Regents Meeting: Friday, January 20, 2006
Notice is hereby given that the Board of Regents of the University of Nebraska will meet in a publicly convened session on Friday, January 20, 2006, at 1:00 P.M. in the Board Room, Varner Hall, 3835 Holdrege Street, Lincoln, Nebraska.
NU President Milliken to Attend State Department’s U.S. University Presidents Summit on International Education
(Lincoln, Neb. January 5)—University of Nebraska President James B. Milliken will participate in the U.S. University Presidents Summit on International Education in Washington D.C. today and tomorrow (Jan. 5-6). The Summit, hosted by Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice and Secretary of Education Margaret Spellings, will focus on the importance of international education and will feature an address from President Bush.
NU Board of Regents Set Accountability Measures for Graduation Rates, Faculty Compensation
(Lincoln, NE. Dec. 5)— The University of Nebraska Board of Regents, President James B. Milliken, and the NU chancellors met on Thursday, December 1, to discuss accountability measures related to the goals outlined in the university’s 2005-08 strategic framework. Discussion centered on five areas: enrollment, deferred maintenance (LB 605), graduation rates, faculty compensation, and administrative efficiency.
NU Begins Search for Associate to the President/Assistant Vice President of Academic Affairs for Diversity
University of Nebraska President James B. Milliken has named a ten-member committee to seek candidates for a position in the Office of the President that will provide leadership for university-wide diversity initiatives. The group will be chaired by Rubens Pamies, M.D., Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs and Graduate Studies and Professor of Internal Medicine at the University of Nebraska Medical Center.
NU Board of Regents to Discuss Priority Programs, New Contracts and Academic Centers at November Meeting
(Lincoln, NE. Nov. 4)—The University of Nebraska Board of Regents will meet at Varner Hall (3835 Holdrege St.) in Lincoln on Friday, November 11. In the morning, the board’s committees on Academic Affairs and Business Affairs will meet. The committee meetings will feature presentations on business policy revisions, master plan concepts for UNO, academic centers and enrollment. The regular business meeting of the Board will commence at 1:00 p.m.
Board of Regents Meeting: Friday, November 11, 2005
Board of Regents Meeting: Friday, November 11, 2005
Notice is hereby given that the Board of Regents of the University of Nebraska will meet in a publicly convened session on Friday, November 11, 2005, at 1:00 p.m. in the Board Room, Varner Hall, 3835 Holdrege Street, Lincoln, Nebraska.
NU Board of Regents to Consider Final Approval of Contract
(Lincoln, Neb. Oct. 19)— The University of Nebraska Board of Regents will convene on Friday, October 21, at 1:00 p.m. via videoconference from four locations around the state—Lincoln, Omaha, Kearney, and West Point.
President Milliken’s Statement on the Formation of the Nebraska Education Leadership Council
State Capitol. October 18, 2005— I am delighted to join Governor Heineman, Senator Raikes and Nebraska Education Commissioner Christensen in this new initiative, the Nebraska Education Leadership Council. The University of Nebraska was a founding member of the P-16 Initiative in the late 1990s, and we are committed to working toward the goal of providing quality education to students of all ages in our state.
Special Meeting of the Board of Regents will be held on October 21, 2005
In accordance with the provisions of Section 2.4 of the Standing Rules of the Board of Regents of the University of Nebraska, notice is hereby given that the Board of Regents will hold a Special Meeting on October 21,2005, beginning at 1 :00 p.m. This meeting will be conducted by means of a video conference as authorized by subsection (2) of Neb. Rev. Stat. 5 84- 14 1 1. The sites for the video conference will be as follows:
University of Nebraska Proposes to Limit Tuition Increases
(Lincoln, Neb. Oct. 7) -- At a strategic planning session today, the University of Nebraska Board of Regents, President James B. Milliken, and the chancellors of the four campuses indicated their intention to continue holding tuition increases below the double-digit increases of the last four years. Between 2002 and 2005, tuition at the University of Nebraska increased more than 45%. The Board set tuition for the current year at 5% -- significantly below the 7.1% national average increase this year for public flagship universities. The Board reviewed data today showing that the tuition levels at UNL, UNO, and UNK remain lower than those of similar institutions.