University of Nebraska Board of Regents to make campus visit to UNK 2013

February 14, 2013

The University of Nebraska Board of Regents will make a campus visit to the University of Nebraska at Kearney on Friday, Feb. 15, 2013. The Board will hear presentations on academic initiatives and campus growth, tour parts of campus, and hear from students, among other activities.

All meetings will take place in UNK’s Ockinga Seminar Center, 2505 20th Ave.

The full itinerary for Friday’s campus visit is as follows.

8:15 a.m. Chancellor’s welcome and overview

8:30 a.m. Mobile Learning

Presenters: Jane Petersen, assistant director of instructional technology services, and Kathryn Zuckweiler, associate professor of management and associate dean of graduate studies and research

9 a.m. Featured Academic Program – Supply Chain Management

Presenters: Steve Schulz, assistant professor of marketing and management information systems, and Tom Henning, president and CEO of Cash-wa Distributing Co.

9:30 a.m. Walking Tour (Health Science Education Complex/South Campus development sites)

10 a.m.Health Science Education Complex/Pre-Professional Programs

Presenters: Charles Bicak, senior vice chancellor for academic and student affairs, and Peggy Abels, director of health programs and the Kearney Health Opportunities Program

11 a.m. South Campus Development

Presenters: Barbara Johnson, vice chancellor for business and finance, and Douglas Bisson, vice president and community planning manager for HDR Engineering Inc.

11:45 a.m. Foundation Progress

Presenter: Peter Kotsiopulos, vice president and UNK campus director of development for the University of Nebraska Foundation and executive director of the UNK Alumni Association

Noon: Lunch

12:15 p.m. Student Interactions/Perspectives

Presenters: Justin Vogel, Scottsbluff; Colleen Kellar, Rapid City, S.D.; and Whitney Nelson, Hastings

1 p.m Break

1:10 p.m. Department of Justice Violence Against Women Grant

Presenters: LeAnn Obrecht, director of counseling and health care, and Trish Holen, assistant director of the Women’s Center

1:30 p.m. UNK Central to Nebraska – Impact Data & Wrap-up

Presenter: Chancellor Doug Kristensen

Media Contact:
Melissa Lee
Director of Communications,
University of Nebraska