NU Board Of Regents To Meet March 18

March 11, 2016

The University of Nebraska Board of Regents will meet Friday, March 18, 2016, at Varner Hall, 3835 Holdrege St. in Lincoln. Committee meetings will begin at 8:30 a.m. and the Board meeting will begin at 10:30 a.m. All meetings are open to the public. Meetings also will be audio-streamed live at

Following are highlights of the March Board meeting. A complete agenda is available here.

  • 8:30 a.m.: Campus Updates from Student Regents
    Presenters: Evan Calhoun, University of Nebraska at Kearney; Thien Chau, University of Nebraska-Lincoln; and Brock Lewis, University of Nebraska at Omaha

  • 8:45 a.m.: Business Affairs Committee
    Topic: Budget Update
    Presenter: Chris Kabourek, assistant vice president and director of budget and planning

  • 9:15 a.m.: Academic Affairs Committee
    Topic: Research Review
    Presenters: Susan Fritz, executive vice president and provost; Prem Paul, UNL vice chancellor for research and economic development; Charles Wood, UNL Lewis Lehr/3M University Professor in the School of Biological Sciences and director of the Nebraska Center for Virology; Jennifer Larsen, University of Nebraska Medical Center vice chancellor for research; and William Rizzo, UNMC professor of pediatrics and chair of the Division of Inherited Metabolic Diseases

  • 10:15 a.m.: Break

  • 10:30 a.m.: Board of Regents meeting

Items for the Board’s consideration include:

  • Creation of a Bachelor of Science degree in software engineering in the UNL College of Engineering. (Addendum VIII-A-1)

  • Establishment of the Center for Patient, Family and Community Engagement in Chronic Care Management in the UNMC College of Nursing. (Addendum VIII-A-2)

  • Fund B university program and facilities fee allocations for 2016-17 for UNL, UNK, UNMC and UNO. (Addendums VIII-B-2, VIII-B-3, VIII-B-4 and VIII-B-8)
Media Contact:
Melissa Lee
Director of Communications,
University of Nebraska