NU Board of Regents to Meet Dec. 5

November 28, 2017

The University of Nebraska Board of Regents will meet Tuesday, Dec. 5, 2017, at Varner Hall, 3835 Holdrege St. in Lincoln. The Academic Affairs Committee meets 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

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

9 a.m.: Academic Affairs Committee

Topic: Strategic Framework Report – Distance Education

Presenter: Mary Niemiec, associate vice president for digital education and director of University of Nebraska Online

Topic: Strategic Framework Report – International Student Enrollment and Campus Global Engagement Projects

Presenters: Steven Duke, NU assistant vice president for global strategy and international initiatives (international student enrollment); Donde Plowman, UNL executive vice chancellor and chief academic officer (Mandela Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders); Timothy Burkink, dean of the UNK College of Business and Technology (UNK Summer in Milan, Italy); and Jane Meza, UNMC interim vice chancellor for global and student support (Global Engagement in China: A Focus on Collaboration Between UNO and UNMC)

10 a.m.: Board of Regents meeting

Items for the Board’s consideration include:

  • Acceptance of gifts and creation of the Clayton Yeutter Institute of International Trade and Finance in the Institute of Agriculture and Natural Resources at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. (Addendum IX-A-1)
  • Approval of residence hall room and board rates at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, University of Nebraska at Kearney, University of Nebraska at Omaha and Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture. (Addendums IX-B-3, IX-B-4, IX-B-5 and IX-B-11)
Media Contact:
Melissa Lee
Director of Communications,
University of Nebraska