The University of Nebraska Board of Regents will meet on Thursday, June 22, at Varner Hall, 3835 Holdrege St. in Lincoln. The meeting begins at 9 a.m. The meeting is open to the public and will be live-streamed at www.nebraska.edu.
A detailed agenda is available here.
The meeting will lead off with a presentation on Intern Nebraska, a program that provides support for businesses that create student internships in the state. The presentation will be given by Dan Curran, InternNE executive director, and Sandra Reding, president of the Aksarben Foundation.
Items for the Board’s consideration include:
- Establishment of the Center for Drug Design and Innovation at the University of Nebraska Medical Center. (Addendum XI-A-6)
- 2023-24 Fund B allocations at all four University of Nebraska campuses. (Addenda XI-B-1, XI-B-2, XI-B-3 and XI-B-4)
- The 2023-24 operating budget and tuition rates for the University of Nebraska and Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture. (Addenda XI-B-5 and XI-B-6)
- A request to allow alcohol sales at Memorial Stadium for Volleyball Day on Aug. 30. (Addendum XI-B-9)
- A Memorandum of Understanding between the Nebraska State Patrol Crime Laboratory and the UNMC Human DNA Identification Laboratory related to forensic DNA casework data. (Addendum XI-B-10)
Student, laboratory and miscellaneous fees for the 2023-24 academic year will also be reported to the Board. (Addendum XI-D-7)
The Board may also consider the appointment of Rodney D. Bennett, Ed.D., as the next chancellor of the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. As required by state law, Bennett’s candidacy is currently undergoing a 30-day vetting period that ends June 21. If, on that date, NU System President Ted Carter decides to move forward, Bennett’s appointment will be added to the June 22 Board agenda as a late item.