NU Board of Regents to Meet Aug. 3

July 27, 2018

The University of Nebraska Board of Regents will meet Friday, Aug. 3, 2018, at Varner Hall, 3835 Holdrege St. in Lincoln. Committee meetings begin at 11 a.m. and the Board meeting begins at 1 p.m. All meetings are open to the public and will be audio-streamed live at

Following are highlights of the August meeting. A detailed agenda is available here.

11 a.m.: Academic Affairs Committee
Topic: National Strategic Research Institute Faculty Projects
Presenters: Lt. Gen. (Ret.) Robert Hinson, NSRI executive director; Keely Buesing, assistant professor of surgery, University of Nebraska Medical Center; Don Umstadter, professor of physics and astronomy, University of Nebraska-Lincoln; Paul Davis, associate professor of biology, University of Nebraska at Omaha; and David Berkowitz, professor of chemistry, University of Nebraska-Lincoln

11:40 a.m.: Business Affairs Committee
Topic: College of Engineering and Scott Engineering Center Renovation
Presenter: Lance Perez, dean, College of Engineering

Noon: Lunch break

12:30 p.m.: NU’s Integral Role – An Illustration
Presenter: President Hank Bounds

1 p.m.: Board of Regents meeting

Items for the Board’s consideration include:

  • Approval of the 2019-21 operating budget requests for the University of Nebraska and Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture. (Addendums IX-B-1 and IX-B-2)
  • Approval of plans for the Scott Engineering Center renovation and link replacement project at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. (Addendum IX-B-3)
  • Approval of a change in scope and budget for the Nebraska East Union renovation project at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. (Addendum IX-B-4)
  • Approval of the budget for the expansion and renovation of the University of Nebraska Medical Center College of Dentistry’s clinic at the Durham Outpatient Center. (Addendum IX-B-6)
Media Contact:
Melissa Lee
Director of Communications,
University of Nebraska