NU Board of Regents to meet June 28

June 21, 2018

The University of Nebraska Board of Regents will meet Thursday, June 28, 2018, at Varner Hall, 3835 Holdrege St. in Lincoln. The Board meeting will begin at 9 a.m. It is open to the public and will be audio-streamed live at

A complete agenda for the June meeting is available here. Among other items, the Board will consider the following:

  • A contract extension for President Hank Bounds, to June 30, 2023, with no increase in salary given the university’s budget challenges. (Addendum IX-A-1)
  • Creation of a master’s degree in long-term care management at the University of Nebraska at Kearney. (Addendum IX-A-2)
  • Merging of the College of Fine Arts and Humanities and the College of Natural and Social Sciences to form the College of Arts and Sciences at UNK. (Addendum IX-A-4)
  • Creation of a bachelor’s degree in emerging media arts at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. (Addendum IX-A-6)
  • Establishment of a Center of Excellence in Pancreatic Cancer at the University of Nebraska Medical Center. (Addendum IX-A-8)
  • Creation of a master’s degree in applied behavior analysis to be offered jointly by the University of Nebraska at Omaha and UNMC. (Addendum IX-A-9)
  • Creation of a master’s degree in biomechanics at UNO. (Addendum IX-A-11)
  • Approval of third-party administrators for the university’s medical, dental and pharmacy plans. (Addendum IX-B-5)
  • Approval of the 2018-19 operating budgets for the University of Nebraska and the Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture. (Addendums IX-B-6 and IX-B-7)
  • Approval of a scope and budget change for the Early Childhood Education Center to be constructed on the UNK campus. (Addendum IX-B-10)
  • Approval of a scope and budget change for the Wittson Hall renovation project at UNMC to create and name the Wigton Heritage Center. (Addendum IX-B-14)
  • Approval of the program statement and budget for the UNMC Munroe-Meyer Institute for Genetics and Rehabilitation to be relocated to the former First Data building next to UNO’s Scott Campus. (Addendum IX-B-15)
Media Contact:
Melissa Lee
Director of Communications,
University of Nebraska