October 18, 2019

The University of Nebraska Board of Regents will meet Friday, Oct. 25, 2019, at Varner Hall, 3835 Holdrege St. in Lincoln.

Committee meetings will begin at 9 a.m., leading off with a presentation about the work and impact of University of Nebraska faculty in agricultural and healthcare research. The Board meeting begins at 10:30 a.m. All meetings are open to the public. The meeting also will be audio-streamed live at

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

9 a.m.: Academic Affairs Committee

Topic: Plant, Animal and Cancer Care

Presenters: Dr. James Schnable, associate professor, Department of Agronomy and Horticulture, University of Nebraska-Lincoln; Dr. Galen Erickson, Nebraska Cattle Industry Professor of Animal Science, Department of Animal Science, UNL; and Dr. Allison Cushman-Vokoun, medical director, Molecular Diagnostics Laboratory, Nebraska Medicine, and associate professor, Department of Pathology and Microbiology, University of Nebraska Medical Center

10 a.m.: Business Affairs Committee

Topic: University Bond Financing Update

Presenter: Chris Kabourek, University of Nebraska vice president for business and finance and chief financial officer

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

Items for the Board’s consideration include:

• The program statement for the new College of Engineering building at UNL. (Addendum IX-B-3)

• The program statements for North Stadium expansion and the outdoor track replacement at UNL. (Addendums IX-B-1 and IX-B-2)

• Acceptance of a gift and a change in the scope and budget for the Munroe-Meyer Institute facility replacement at UNMC. (Addendum IX-B-5)

• The program statement for renovation of the Durham Science Center at the University of Nebraska at Omaha. (Addendum IX-B-7)

• Formal designation of the Kearney University Village Campus and associated covenants, conditions and restrictions at the University of Nebraska at Kearney. (Addendums IX-B-8 and IX-B-9)


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Media Contact:
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Director of Communications,
University of Nebraska