NU Board of Regents to Meet October 28
The University of Nebraska Board of Regents will meet Friday, Oct. 28, 2011, at Varner Hall, 3835 Holdrege St. in Lincoln. Committee meetings begin at 8:30 a.m. and the Board meeting begins at 1 p.m. All meetings are open to the public. Meetings also will be audio-streamed live at www.nebraska.edu.

Following are highlights of the October Board meeting. A complete agenda and schedule is available here.

8:30 a.m.: Business Affairs Committee
Topic: UNMC Facilities Plan Update
Presenter: Ron Schaefer, director of facilities planning and construction, University of Nebraska Medical Center

Topic: Energy Efficiencies
Presenters: Rebecca Koller, NU assistant vice president and director of facilities planning and management; John Amend, director of facilities management and planning, University of Nebraska at Omaha; Lee McQueen, director of facilities management and planning, University of Nebraska at Kearney; Ted Weidner, assistant vice chancellor for facilities management and planning, University of Nebraska-Lincoln; and Ken Hansen, assistant vice chancellor for facilities management and planning, UNMC.

Topic: Employee Benefits
Presenters: President Milliken and David Lechner, NU vice president for business and finance

10:15 a.m. (approximate): Break

10:30 a.m.: Academic Affairs Committee
Topic: Campus Updates from the Student Regents
Presenters: Regent Lane Carr, UNL; Regent Elizabeth O’Connor, UNO; Regent Jordan Gonzales, UNK; and Regent Jeremy Peterson, UNMC

Topic: Campus Support – Students in the Job Market
Presenters: Charles Bicak, senior vice chancellor for academic affairs and student life, UNK; David Crouse, interim vice chancellor for academic affairs and dean for graduate studies, UNMC; B.J. Reed, interim senior vice chancellor for academic and student affairs, UNO; and Larry Routh, director of Career Services, UNL.

Topic: Strategic Framework Report on Enrollment
Presenter: Kristin Yates, NU assistant vice president and director of institutional research

11:50 a.m. (approximate): Lunch

1 p.m. Board of Regents meeting

The Board will be asked to approve:
  • Elimination of the Lentz Center for Asian Culture at UNL. (Addendum IX-A-2)
  • Elimination of the Center for Albanian Studies at UNL. (Addendum IX-A-3)
  • Selection of Sinclair Hille Architects to provide design services for the East Campus Recreation Center at UNL. (Addendum IX-B-2)
  • Naming of the Voelte-Keegan Nanoscience Research Center at UNL, in recognition of a generous gift from Donald Voelte and Nancy Keegan toward the nanoscience center. (Addendum IX-B-3)
  • Expenditure of about $2.2 million for capital improvements at Nebraska Unions and University Housing facilities at UNL. (Addendum IX-B-4)
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