University of Nebraska building renewal plan would invest in facilities for quality education, competitiveness
The University of Nebraska and the state would continue a long and successful partnership to maintain the quality and functionality of NU buildings under a 12-year capital plan announced today by President Hank Bounds.
NU BOARD OF REGENTS TO MEET DEC. 3
The University of Nebraska Board of Regents will meet Thursday, Dec. 3, 2015, at Varner Hall, 3835 Holdrege St. in Lincoln. Committee meetings begin at 9 a.m. and the Board meeting begins at 10 a.m. All meetings are open to the public. Meetings also will be audio-streamed live at www.nebraska.edu.
University of Nebraska President Hank Bounds to visit Southeast Nebraska communities
University of Nebraska President Hank Bounds will visit several Southeast Nebraska communities on Monday, Nov. 23, to engage with a range of stakeholders and share the university’s story. Bounds’ agenda for the day includes a community coffee co-hosted with Sen. Dan Watermeier of Syracuse, an assembly with high school students to talk about the importance of college, a meeting with area Rotary club members, and an open dialogue with Peru State College President Dan Hanson to discuss shared priorities and opportunities for collaboration.
University of Nebraska President Hank Bounds to engage with North Omaha stakeholders
University of Nebraska President Hank Bounds will make several stops in North Omaha on Monday, Nov. 2, to engage with community members and share the university’s story. Bounds’ agenda includes a visit to a local high school to talk with students about the importance of higher education; a luncheon with community leaders that will provide opportunities for university updates, dialogue and ideas; and a stop at an area elementary school that is a partner with NU’s Buffett Early Childhood Institute.
University of Nebraska Board of Regents to make campus visit to UNO
The University of Nebraska Board of Regents will make a campus visit to the University of Nebraska at Omaha on Friday, Oct. 23, 2015. The Board will tour several parts of campus and hear presentations on leading academic and research programs, UNO’s strategies for growing enrollment and completion rates, and athletics, among other initiatives. The full itinerary for Friday’s campus visit is as follows:
NU Graduate Faculty Workshop will focus on changing job market for Ph.D. grads
Registration is still open for the University of Nebraska’s Graduate Faculty Workshop, scheduled for Oct. 30 in Lincoln. The event will bring together faculty, graduate students and postdoctoral associates from the four NU campuses to explore the range of opportunities available to students after graduate school.
Growth in University of Nebraska distance learning initiative expands access, opportunities for students
The University of Nebraska’s distance learning initiative continued its significant growth in the past year, resulting in expanded access and opportunities for students to help them stay on the path to a degree, earn a valued credential and meet critical workforce needs in Nebraska.
President Hank Bounds announces winners of Twitter listening tour
University of Nebraska President Hank Bounds announced today that he has selected two Nebraskans to join him for in-person conversations following a digital “listening tour” in which he answered dozens of questions on Twitter over two and half weeks about issues important to the university and higher education.
University of Nebraska President Hank Bounds issues chancellor profile
Today the University of Nebraska released a profile that details the qualities and experiences that President Hank Bounds is seeking in the next chancellor of the University of Nebraska-Lincoln and the key challenges and opportunities that person will face in leading the UNL campus.
NU BOARD OF REGENTS TO MEET OCT. 9
The University of Nebraska Board of Regents will meet Friday, Oct. 9, 2015, at Varner Hall, 3835 Holdrege St. in Lincoln. Committee meetings will begin at 8:45 a.m. and the Board meeting begins at 9:45 a.m. All meetings are open to the public. Meetings also will be audio-streamed live at www.nebraska.edu.
“Our Students, Our Future” initiative to raise $200 million in support of NU students
Increased access and success for current and future students is the focus of a two-year, $200 million fundraising initiative announced today by the University of Nebraska and University of Nebraska Foundation.
Rural Opportunities Fair to connect students, rural communities
University of Nebraska students will have a unique opportunity to connect with representatives of nearly 40 communities, companies and organizations at the first-ever Rural Opportunities Fair, to be held Oct. 21 in Lincoln as a special kickoff to the Rural Futures Conference.
Bounds names UNL chancellor search advisory committee chair, appoints additional member
University of Nebraska President Hank Bounds has named a chair of the advisory committee assisting him in the search for the next University of Nebraska-Lincoln chancellor.
Rural Futures Institute program developing young leaders
Emerging young leaders in the state will have the opportunity to participate in a series of professional development events this fall thanks to a program of the University of Nebraska’s Rural Futures Institute that aims to prepare Nebraska’s next generation of rural leaders.
NU President Hank Bounds to visit Husker Harvest Days, Grand Island, Kearney
University of Nebraska President Hank Bounds will continue his travels around the state on Tuesday, Sept. 15, with stops at Husker Harvest Days in Wood River and other events in Grand Island and Kearney. Members of the news media are invited to cover Bounds’ travels.