Posts Tagged ‘ Chancellor Harvey Perlman ’

Verbatim — Additional budget cuts of $1.5M proposed

Apr 29th, 2010 | By | Category: April 29, 2010, Campus News

Editor’s Note — Chancellor Harvey Perlman issued this April 21 e-mail proposing an additional $1.5 million in budget reductions. Today (April 21) I am announcing the second and final round of budget reductions for this spring. In March, I proposed reductions totaling $3.5 million that affected IANR’s Communications and Information Technology unit, the Lentz Center […]

Hardin, ‘Founder of modern University of Nebraska’ dies at 94

Apr 8th, 2010 | By | Category: April 8, 2010, Campus News, Issue

Clifford M. Hardin, chancellor of the University of Nebraska from 1954-1968, died at his home in Lincoln April 4. He was 94. Among his survivors is Cynthia Hardin Milligan, dean emeritus of the College of Business Administration at UNL. UNL Chancellor Harvey Perlman called Hardin “the founder of the modern University of Nebraska,” and said […]

Nunez named associate to chancellor

Apr 8th, 2010 | By | Category: April 8, 2010, Employee News, Issue

Bill Nunez, director of Institutional Research and Planning, has been selected to be the next chief of staff and associate to the chancellor. Nunez will replace Susan Poser, who leaves the post May 14 to become the dean of the College of Law. Nunez’s selection was announced April 1 by Chancellor Harvey Perlman. Nunez has […]

Committee to review budget cut proposal

Mar 25th, 2010 | By | Category: Campus News, Issue, March 25, 2010

The Academic Planning Committee will meet on April 9 to review the $3.6 million budget reduction proposed by Chancellor Harvey Perlman. The reduction is part of the $5.2 million in spending UNL is projected to cut in 2010. The specific recommendations are available online at The April 9 hearing is open to the public. […]

Chancellor removes ‘interim’ from Lied Center director’s title

Mar 25th, 2010 | By | Category: Employee News, Issue, March 25, 2010

Bill Stephan, interim executive director of the Lied Center for Performing Arts, has agreed to become the center’s permanent director effective July 1, Chancellor Harvey Perlman announced March 12. Stephan has served as interim executive director since July 10 and has shown “tremendous leadership, vision and management skills,” Perlman said. Stephan joined the Lied Center […]

Chancellor proposes $3.5M budget reduction proposed

Mar 11th, 2010 | By | Category: Campus News, Issue, March 11, 2010

Verbatem – Chancellor Harvey Perlman issued this March 9 e-mail about plans for budget reductions totaling more than $3.5 million. Colleagues, As you know from a previous e-mail to you, we are working to reduce UNL’s budget by $5.2 million this spring as a part of the reductions we will be required to make over […]

Lindau Laureate

Mar 11th, 2010 | By | Category: Campus News, Issue, March 11, 2010

Dreiling selected to attend annual meetings that feature Nobel winners In June, Joan Dreiling will make her first international trip. Her destination is Lindau, Germany, where Dreiling will rub elbows with a few dozen Nobel laureates. Not a bad capstone for the end of her second year as a graduate student. The Lindau Laureate meetings […]

Alum gives $20M to ag programs

Mar 4th, 2010 | By | Category: Campus News, Issue, March 4, 2010

University of Nebraska alumnus and cattleman Paul Engler of Amarillo, Texas, announced March 1 a $20 million gift to support programs in agribusiness at UNL. The gift from the Paul F. and Virginia J. Engler Foundation to the University of Nebraska Foundation’s Campaign for Nebraska: Unlimited Possibilities will establish a permanently endowed fund to support […]

Chancellor outlines plans for additional budget cuts

Feb 4th, 2010 | By | Category: Campus News, February 4, 2010, Issue

Verbatim – Chancellor Harvey Perlman issued this Jan. 29 e-mail about plans for budget reductions of at least $5.2 million. I am sure it is no surprise to any of you that we are called upon once again to begin the process to further reduce our budget. I am following our procedures and am making […]

$6.9M grant helps fund nanoscience construction

Jan 14th, 2010 | By | Category: Issue, January 14, 2010, Research

UNL has received $6.9 million of federal stimulus funding from the National Institute of Standards and Technology to help fund construction of a new nanoscience research facility. The grant will cover half the $13.8 million cost to construct the Nanoscience Metrology Facility. It will be adjacent to the north end of the new Physical Sciences […]