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Students, Parents Alerted to Need for Smart Choices in High School
Over the next few weeks, eighth-grade students across Nebraska - and their parents - will receive letters alerting them to just how important the academic choices they make in high school are to their success in college and career.
Walter Scott Entrepreneurial Award Announced
University of Nebraska Executive Vice President and Provost Jay Noren has announced the winner of the 2004 Walter Scott Entrepreneurial Business Award. The award honors a business that operates in Nebraska and has developed relationships with the University of Nebraska in the area of technology. The award includes a $10,000 prize to be used for creation or promotion of student work-experiences in information science, technology and engineering.
Explorers' journals bring historian fame
By BILL GRAHAM The Kansas City Star
Don Blank Named Regents’ Chair for Fourth Time
The University of Nebraska Board of Regents has elected Don Blank as chairman for the fourth time - an honor it has bestowed only once before in the past 60 years. Blank previously served as chairman in 1990, 1991 and 1996. He represents District 7 on the Board, which encompasses 34 counties in western Nebraska, and nearly one-half the area of the state.
State Legislators Briefed on NETWORK NEBRASKA
A new statewide digital network called NETWORK NEBRASKA "is providing valuable exchanges of information among government and education agencies in the state, and is poised to broaden services throughout Nebraska," according to L. Dennis Smith, President of the University of Nebraska.
University of Nebraska President L. Dennis Smith has issued the following statement in response to the State-of-the-State address presented by Governor Johanns’ today:
Governor Johanns has taken a well-reasoned approach to dealing with the state’s current budget situation, laying out a three-year plan to address the issue. The one percent reduction in the University of Nebraska’s appropriation proposed by the Governor is less than we might have anticipated, and we take this as a signal that he considers the university to be a high priority for state funding.
Stadium improvement project added to Regents’ agenda
A new item has been added to the agenda for the January 17 meeting of the University of Nebraska Board of Regents. The item (XI-B-2) requests board approval for the program statement and budget for the University of Nebraska-Lincoln North Stadium Improvement Project, which includes remodeling and expansion of the Schulte Field House, expanded seating, and a new indoor practice facility.
Weiyu Guo Receives Administrative Fellowship
University of Nebraska President L. Dennis Smith has announced the awarding of the Equity in Opportunity Administrative Fellowship for 2004 to Weiyu Guo, an assistant professor in the College of Business Administration at the University of Nebraska at Omaha.
Board of Regent Schedule: January 16-17, 2004
The following events have been scheduled in conjunction with the January meeting of the University of Nebraska Board of Regents:
UNO Library Naming
A new item has been added to the agenda for the University of Nebraska Board of Regents’ December 13 meeting.
Board of Regents Schedule, December 12-13, 2003
The following events have been scheduled in conjunction with the December 13 meeting of the University of Nebraska Board of Regents:
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Regents approve presidential search firm
The University of Nebraska Board of regents today approved Korn/Ferry International as the search firm to provide professional consulting services to assist in the recruitment of the next president of the university.
Regents’ executive committee authorizes negotiations with search firm
The executive committee of the University of Nebraska Board of Regents has authorized Board Chairman Randy Ferlic to complete negotiations with Korn/Ferry International, a firm that specializes in executive recruitment, to assist the presidential search committee which will name candidates to succeed President L. Dennis Smith. The action was taken during an emergency telephone conference meeting today.
Regents’ Executive Committee Emergency Meeting
The executive committee of the University of Nebraska Board of Regents will hold an emergency telephone conference meeting beginning at 9:00 a.m. Tuesday, November 18. The meeting will originate in the Board Room, Varner Hall, 3835 Holdrege St. in Lincoln.