Budget Response Initiative

Recent News & Updates

University of Nebraska February BRT Update
LETTER | WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 28, 2018

A message from President Bounds following NU’s Appropriations hearing
LETTER | THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 15, 2018

President Bounds’ testimony to the Appropriations Committee
TESTIMONY | WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 14, 2018

University of Nebraska January BRT Update
LETTER | WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 31, 2018

A legislative and budget update from President Bounds
LETTER | TUESDAY, JANUARY 16, 2018

Feedback sought on new university-wide travel policy
NEWS RELEASE | TUESDAY, JANUARY 9, 2018

NU ahead of its budget cutting goal, work to trim $30M continues
LINCOLN JOURNAL STAR | MONDAY, NOVEMBER 20, 2017

‘Everything’s on the table’ – including academic programs – as NU campuses brace for cuts
OMAHA WORLD-HERALD | WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 8, 2017

Colleges tackle budget pruning
UNIVERSITY BUSINESS | MONDAY, OCTOBER 16, 2017

NU system outlines further cost-reduction strategies, streamlining in effort to trim $30M over next few years
OMAHA WORLD-HERALD | WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 13, 2017

NU outlines further cuts including cellphone reimbursements
LINCOLN JOURNAL STAR | WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 13, 2017

NU announces more cuts, but no RIFs
KFOR | WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 13, 2017

Editorial: University of Nebraska tackles budget need
OMAHA WORLD-HERALD | FRIDAY, AUGUST 4, 2017

NU announces about $25 million in cost-cutting measures; 'Virtually every employee will be impacted,' by changes Bounds says
OMAHA WORLD-HERALD | THURSDAY, AUGUST 3, 2017

NU system identifies $25 million in cuts; president says more to come
LINCOLN JOURNAL STAR | WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 2, 2017

Education dean tapped to implement NU budget cuts
LINCOLN JOURNAL STAR | THURSDAY, JUNE 8, 2017

Editorial: Credit NU for its responsible budgeting
OMAHA WORLD-HERALD | THURSDAY, JUNE 1, 2017

NU operations to slim down
KFOR | THURSDAY, JUNE 1, 2017

NU approves budget cuts, tuition hike
KETV | THURSDAY, JUNE 1, 2017

Editorial: Cuts must not wound NU into the future
LINCOLN JOURNAL STAR | THURSDAY, JUNE 1, 2017

NU proposes 5.4% tuition hike, another increase after that
LINCOLN JOURNAL STAR | WEDNESDAY, MAY 31, 2017

NU president announces tuition increases for next 2 years after cuts to state funding
OMAHA WORLD-HERALD | WEDNESDAY, MAY 31, 2017

NU president: Job cuts, tuition hikes ahead to close budget gap
KEARNEY HUB | WEDNESDAY, MAY 31, 2017

For colleges and universities in Nebraska, state budget situation ‘could be worse’
OMAHA WORLD-HERALD | MONDAY, APRIL 24, 2017

Bounds says proposed budget cuts will hurt NU’s ability to attract students, faculty
OMAHA WORLD-HERALD | SATURDAY, APRIL 1, 2017

NU president: Even drastic cuts not enough
LINCOLN JOURNAL STAR | SATURDAY, APRIL 1, 2017