Vice Chancellors and Chancellor's Office

Ronnie Green portrait

Ronnie Green


Office of the Chancellor

Ronnie Green is the 20th chancellor of the University of Nebraska–Lincoln.

Prior to being named chancellor in May of 2016, Green served for six years as the Harlan Vice Chancellor of the Institute of Agriculture and Natural Resources. In this role, he also jointly served as the Vice President for Agriculture and Natural Resources of the University of Nebraska system. In 2015-16, Green also was UNL’s Senior Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs, the institution’s chief academic officer and responsible authority in the absence of the chancellor.

Green was raised on a mixed beef, dairy, and cropping farm in southwestern Virginia. He received bachelor's and master’s degrees in animal science from Virginia Tech and Colorado State University, respectively. His doctoral program was completed jointly at the University of Nebraska and the USDA-ARS U.S. Meat Animal Research Center in animal breeding and genetics in 1988.

Green has served on the animal science faculties of Texas Tech University and Colorado State University, and as the national program leader for animal production research for the USDA’s Agricultural Research Service and executive secretary of the White House’s interagency working group on animal genomics within the National Science and Technology Council where he was one of the principal leaders in the international bovine, porcine, and ovine genome sequencing projects. Prior to returning to NU, Green served as senior global director of technical services for Pfizer Animal Health’s animal genomics business.

Chancellor Green’s full biography

Vice Chancellors

(arranged by vice chancellor area)

Katherine Ankerson
Katherine Ankerson

Executive Vice Chancellor
Academic Affairs

Katherine Ankerson bio

Trev Alberts portrait
Trev Alberts

Vice Chancellor

Trev Alberts bio

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Michael Zeleny

Vice Chancellor
Business & Finance

Michael Zeleny bio

Marco Barker
Marco Barker

Vice Chancellor
Diversity and Inclusion

Marco Barker bio

Michael Boehm portrait
Michael “Mike” Boehm

Vice Chancellor
Institute of Agriculture and Natural Resources

Michael Boehm bio

Bob Wilhelm portrait
Robert “Bob” Wilhelm

Vice Chancellor
Research & Economic Development

Robert “Bob” Wilhelm bio

Laurie Bellows
Laurie Bellows

Vice Chancellor
Student Affairs

Laurie Bellows bio

Chancellor's Staff

Josh Davis portrait image
Josh Davis

Chief of Staff and Associate to the Chancellor

Josh Davis bio

Deb Fiddelke portrait
Deb Fiddelke

Chief Communication and Marketing Officer

Deb Fiddelke bio

Heath Tuttle portrait
Heath Tuttle

Chief Information Officer

Heath Tuttle bio

Jessica Herrmann portrait
Jessica Herrmann

Director of Government Relations

Jessica Herrmann bio

Marc Pearce portrait
Marc Pearce

Associate to the Chancellor for Institutional Equity and Compliance

Marc Pearce bio

Shelley Zaborowski portrait
Shelley Zaborowski

Executive Director of Nebraska Alumni Association

Shelley Zaborowski bio

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