November 27, 2019

The University of Nebraska Board of Regents will meet Thursday, Dec. 5, 2019, at Varner Hall, 3835 Holdrege St. in Lincoln.

The Academic Affairs Committee will meet at 8 a.m., followed by the Board meeting at 9 a.m. All meetings are open to the public. The meetings also will be audio-streamed live at

Highlights of the Board’s December meeting follow. A complete, detailed agenda is available here.

8 a.m.: Academic Affairs Committee
Topic: Center for Public Affairs Research on the Changing of Nebraska Demographics
Presenter: Josie Schafer, Ph.D., director, Center for Public Affairs Research, University of Nebraska at Omaha

Topic: Genetic Therapies for Infectious and Degenerative Diseases
Presenter: Howard Gendelman, M.D., Margaret R. Larson Professor of Internal Medicine and Infectious Diseases and chair of the Department of Pharmacology and Experimental Neuroscience, University of Nebraska Medical Center

9 a.m.: Board of Regents meeting

Items for the Board’s consideration include:

  • The appointment of Vice Admiral Walter “Ted” Carter as the eighth president of the University of Nebraska. (Addendum IX-A-1)
  • Residence hall room and board rates for academic years 2020-21 through 2022-23 at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, University of Nebraska at Omaha, University of Nebraska at Kearney and Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture. (Addendum IX-B-1 through IX-B-4)
  • Execution of a construction agreement for the Mabel Lee Hall replacement project at UNL. (Addendum IX-B-5)
  • The ground lease and operations agreements to construct and lease a tennis facility with the City of Kearney. (Addendum IX-B-7)
  • The program statement for renovation and expansion of the Barkley Memorial Center at UNL. (Addendum IX-B-8)
Media Contact:
Melissa Lee
Director of Communications,
University of Nebraska