July 30, 2015

The University of Nebraska Board of Regents will meet Thursday, Aug. 6, 2015, at Varner Hall, 3835 Holdrege St. in Lincoln. The Board meeting begins at 2:30 p.m. and is open to the public. The meeting also will be audio-streamed live at

A complete agenda for the August Board meeting is available here.

Items for the Board’s consideration include:

  • A resolution related to Title IX training and compliance.
  • A new early childhood inclusive major at the University of Nebraska at Omaha. (Addendum IX-A-2)
  • Selection of Holland Basham Architects to provide design consultant services for the University Village Student Housing at the University of Nebraska at Kearney. (Addendum IX-B-1)
  • The program statement and related financing resolution for the UNO parking project on the Pacific Street Campus. (Addendums IX-B-3 and IX-B-4)
  • Additional leasing space for the Robert B. Daugherty Water for Food Institute at Nebraska Innovation Campus. (Addendum IX-B-5)
  • The sale of the Halleck Farm in Gage County, property currently managed by the Institute of Agriculture and Natural Resources. (Addendum IX-B-6)

Selection of Alley Poyner Macchiette Architecture to provide design consultant services for the University Health Center and College of Nursing Lincoln Division on the University of Nebraska-Lincoln campus. (Addendum IX-B-10)

On Friday, Aug. 7, regents will participate in an educational workshop focused on Board processes and effectiveness, to be led by Barbara Kaufman, president of ROI Consulting Group Inc. in Rancho Mirage, Calif.. Kaufman works as an executive, business coach and educator to help organizations increase their leadership effectiveness and organizational capacity. She is experienced in working with both corporate and university governing boards and is widely published in business and higher education journals.

The Board’s workshop will not include university business items and is not open to the public. The sole purpose of the workshop is to assist the Board in providing effective governance of the university. No briefings, discussion of public business, formation of tentative policy, vote, or taking of other action regarding any matter over which the Board has supervision, jurisdiction or advisory power will be permitted.

The Board has participated in similar workshops in past years, led by Kaufman and other facilitators.

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