Student Regent Evan Calhoun
University of Nebraska Board of Regents, UNK

WHEREAS, Evan Calhoun has served with distinction as a member of the University of Nebraska Board of Regents and President of the Associated Students of the University of Nebraska at Kearney since March 2015; and

WHEREAS, during his term of office, Regent Calhoun’s philosophy of and practice of transparency within Student Government established a high level of trust between the President, the President’s Cabinet, and the body of the Senate, thereby enabling the entire Student Government to work as one toward mutual goals; and

WHEREAS, Regent Calhoun endeavored to revitalize and enhance the Nebraskan Student Union as a multi-purpose student activity center; and

WHEREAS, Regent Calhoun worked toward this revitalization by introducing and promoting student-centered goals such as 24-hour Union access, the installation of additional televisions for student use and enjoyment, and the re-installation of fitness equipment; and

WHEREAS, Regent Calhoun led a successful campaign to provide a movie rental kiosk at the Nebraskan Student Union; and

WHEREAS, Regent Calhoun introduced and advanced efforts to offer expanded campus dining and restaurant options; and

WHEREAS, Regent Calhoun promoted and actively supported important projects such as the “It’s On Us” campaign, the Play-It-Forward charity event in support of Arc of Buffalo County, The Big Event community service day, and the Styrofoam-free initiative; and

WHEREAS, through accessibility and involvement, principled and inspirational leadership, focused effort, and the highest level of integrity, Regent Calhoun has earned the respect of students, faculty, and administration;

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that the University of Nebraska Board of Regents expresses its sincere appreciation for the outstanding contributions of Regent Evan Calhoun during his term of office and wishes him well in the promising future that awaits him.

Evan Calhoun
Pictured: Regent Kent Schroeder, Chancellor Doug Kristensen, Student Regent Evan Calhoun, President Hank Bounds, Regent Tim Clare
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