The University of Nebraska Board of Regents will meet Friday, Jan. 30, 2015, at Varner Hall, 3835 Holdrege St. in Lincoln. Committee meetings will begin at 8 a.m. The Board meeting begins at 10:30 a.m. with election of a new chair and vice chair for 2015, recognition of the Nebraska Ebola team, and remarks from University of Nebraska President-Designate Dr. Hank Bounds. Dr. Bounds, who was appointed earlier this month, officially begins his tenure on April 13; this is the first of several visits he will make to Nebraska before his start date.
All meetings are open to the public. Meetings also will be audio-streamed live at www.nebraska.edu.
Following are highlights of the January Board meeting. A complete agenda is available here.
8 a.m.: Legislative Update
Presenters: Sen. Galen Hadley, Speaker of the Legislature; and Ron Withem, NU senior associate vice president for university affairs and director of governmental relations
8:30 a.m.: Business Affairs Committee
Topic: Budget Update
Presenter: Chris Kabourek, assistant vice president and director of budget and planning
9 a.m.: Academic Affairs Committee
Topic: Institute of Agriculture and Natural Resources 2025 Plan
Presenter: Ronnie Green, vice president and vice chancellor for the Institute of Agriculture and Natural Resources
Topic: Proposed College of Allied Health Professions
Presenter: Kyle Meyer, senior associate dean, University of Nebraska Medical Center School of Allied Health Professions
Topic: Strategic Framework Report – Graduation Rates
Presenter: Pete Lipins, senior research analyst
10:20 a.m.: Break
10:30 a.m.: Board of Regents meeting
Items for the Board’s consideration include: