News Releases
Date Headline
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.

09/08/2015 University of Nebraska enrollment reaches 22-year high

University of Nebraska President Hank Bounds announced today that NU’s enrollment has grown to its highest level in 22 years, marking progress toward the Board of Regents’ goals to expand access to education to Nebraskans and attract more talent to the state to meet workforce needs.

09/04/2015 Presidential ice cream flavor debuts at Nebraska State Fair, UNL Dairy Store

The University of Nebraska-Lincoln’s Dairy Store is a popular spot for lunch or an afternoon treat for many faculty, staff, students and community members. Most, though, don’t get the opportunity to have one of the Dairy Store’s ice cream flavors named after them – unless they happen to be the university president.

08/25/2015 Rural Futures Institute, Water for Food Institute to host ‘Transdisciplinary Conversations’ Sept. 15

Innovation occurs at the intersections. To spur innovation, the University of Nebraska’s Rural Futures Institute and Robert B. Daugherty Water for Food Institute are teaming up to host the next “Transdisciplinary Conversations” event.

08/17/2015 President Bounds names UNL chancellor search advisory committee

University of Nebraska President Hank Bounds has named an advisory committee to assist him in the search for the next chancellor of the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. Current Chancellor Harvey Perlman has announced his plans to step down in 2016 after leading UNL through an era of significant growth and progress.

08/10/2015 Public input sought on UNL chancellor search

University of Nebraska President Hank Bounds invites members of the university community, external stakeholders and all Nebraskans to share their thoughts on the search for the next chancellor of the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.

07/30/2015 NU BOARD OF REGENTS TO MEET AUG. 6

The University of Nebraska Board of Regents will meet Thursday, Aug. 6, 2015, at Varner Hall, 3835 Holdrege St. in Lincoln. The Board meeting begins at 2:30 p.m. and is open to the public. The meeting also will be audio-streamed live at www.nebraska.edu.

07/28/2015 University of Nebraska President Hank Bounds to continue travels across state

University of Nebraska President Hank Bounds, who began his tenure as NU’s seventh president on April 13, will continue his travels around the state this week with stops in several Nebraska communities including North Platte, McCook and Holdrege.

07/23/2015 President Hank Bounds announces prestigious graduate fellowship recipients

University of Nebraska President Hank Bounds announced today the six recipients of 2015-16 Presidential Graduate Fellowships.

07/20/2015 New round of Virtual Scholars program to address needs of Nebraska students, schools

University of Nebraska President Hank Bounds announced today that the university will continue its widely used Nebraska Virtual Scholars program in 2015-16 by offering 150 scholarships to schools in the state for their students to take courses from the University of Nebraska High School for free. Through the scholarships, the university aims to supplement the work of Nebraska schools in addressing critical issues that impact students, including timely graduation, access to courses, scheduling challenges and college and career readiness.

07/14/2015 Bounds selects Isaacson Miller to assist UNL chancellor search

University of Nebraska President Hank Bounds said today that he has selected leading executive search firm Isaacson, Miller to assist in the national search for the next chancellor of the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. Current Chancellor Harvey Perlman has announced his plans to step down in 2016 after leading UNL through an era of significant growth and progress.

07/01/2015 ‘Hope Inspires Vision’ theme of 3rd Rural Futures Conference

“Hope Inspires Vision” is the theme of the third national Rural Futures Conference, scheduled for Oct. 21-23 in multiple Nebraska locations. Registration for the conference, which drew a sold-out crowd of more than 500 when it was last held in 2013, opens today at http://rfc.nebraska.edu. The conference is hosted by the Rural Futures Institute at the University of Nebraska.

06/26/2015 ‘Reverse transfer’ initiative increasing college completion in Nebraska

When Kelly Ward, a psychobiology major at the University of Nebraska at Kearney, received a letter informing her that her UNK credits combined with the community college coursework she’d already completed qualified her to earn an associate’s degree, her first thought was that it was too good to be true.

06/11/2015 Proposed UNL architecture, fine arts merger removed from regents agenda

University of Nebraska President Hank Bounds said today that he has removed consideration of a merger of the University of Nebraska-Lincoln’s College of Architecture and the Hixson-Lied College of Fine and Performing Arts from the June 12 Board of Regents agenda. A related presentation from Chancellor Harvey Perlman during the Board’s Academic Affairs Committee also has been removed.

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