Posts Tagged ‘ Harvey Perlman ’

Budget reductions approved for new fiscal year

May 28th, 2014 | By | Category: 2014, Campus News, Issue, May 22

EDITOR’S NOTE — Chancellor Harvey Perlman issued this message about the proposed $4.65 million budget reductions for fiscal year 2014-2015 in a May 6 email to campus. For more information about the budget reductions, go to As you recall we are facing a budget deficit of $4.65 million that has accumulated over the last […]

Omaha Press Club honors chancellor

Dec 13th, 2012 | By | Category: 2012, Dec. 13, Employee News, Issue

The Omaha Press Club honored Chancellor Harvey Perlman as the newest “Face on the Barroom Floor” during a Nov. 19 roast and dinner. The event was held at the Press Club, 1620 Dodge St., in Omaha. Presented by the Omaha Press Club since 1971, the award honors newsmakers who have made an impact on the […]

NU, Xi’an celebrate exchange center

May 31st, 2012 | By | Category: 2011, Campus News, Issue, May 31

The University of Nebraska and China’s Xi’an Jiaotong University celebrated April 21 the official opening of the American Exchange Center. The center is an NU-wide initiative that aims to expose Chinese students and faculty to United States history, law, medicine, art, culture and government. It is also designed to strengthen Nebraska’s collaboration with China. The […]

Fall commencement to feature nearly 1,500 grads

Dec 16th, 2011 | By | Category: Campus News, Dec. 15

Commencement exercises for nearly 1,500 graduates are scheduled at UNL on Dec. 16 and 17. Graduate commencement exercises, including doctoral hooding, begin at 3 p.m. Dec. 16 for students earning doctoral and master’s degrees. Undergraduate exercises begin at 9:30 a.m. Dec. 17. Both ceremonies will be at the Bob Devaney Sports Center. The College of […]

Forums examine Big Ten move

Apr 4th, 2011 | By | Category: Campus News, March 31

What does it mean to be a Big Ten university? That was the question posed to UNL Harvey Perlman at a forum sponsored by the UNL Faculty Senate and Academic Planning Committee March 17. For many people, the biggest challenge with the Big Ten will be the initial football schedule, Perlman joked. But, he said, […]

Weissinger named senior vice chancellor

Apr 3rd, 2011 | By | Category: Employee News, March 31

Following a national search, Ellen Weissinger was selected by Chancellor Harvey Perlman to become UNL’s senior vice chancellor for academic affairs. The announcement was made Feb. 24. Weissinger had held the post in an interim role since Dec. 21, 2009. Her appointment was approved March 11 by the NU Board of Regents. Weissinger, formerly dean […]

Spanier to lead April 18 forum

Apr 3rd, 2011 | By | Category: Campus News, March 31

Penn State President Graham Spanier will speak from 2-3:30 p.m. April 18 in the Sheldon Museum of Art auditorium. Spanier, chancellor of UNL from 1991-1995, will offer insights and perspectives on Penn State’s transition into the Big Ten, which Penn State joined in 1989. Spanier has led Penn State since 1995. This is the second […]

Weissinger is candidate for senior vice chancellor post

Mar 31st, 2011 | By | Category: Employee News, Jan. 27

Ellen Weissinger, interim senior vice chancellor for academic affairs, has been selected a finalist for the position. In a Jan. 28 memo to UNL faculty and staff, the search committee announced Weissinger will be taking part in formal interviews on campus Feb. 2-4, and have a public presentation 3:30 p.m. Feb. 2. The presentation will […]

Life Sciences Initiative takes shape

Dec 17th, 2010 | By | Category: Campus News, November 18

UNL’s Life Sciences Initiative has started to set down roots. Proposed by Chancellor Harvey Perlman in his 2009 State of the University Address, the Life Sciences Initiative is bringing together faculty within the many disciplines of the life sciences. In the last year, the Faculty of the Life Sciences group and Faculty of Life Sciences […]

Faculty selected to help guide Innovation Campus

Dec 17th, 2010 | By | Category: Campus News, November 18

Chancellor Harvey Perlman has appointed seven faculty members to the Nebraska Innovation Campus Faculty Advisory Committee. The committee will guide and make recommendations to the Nebraska Innovation Campus Development Corp. and the chancellor on planning, development and occupancy of Nebraska Innovation Campus. Members of the new Nebraska Innovation Campus Faculty Advisory Committee are: Stephen Baenziger, […]