Sunday, May 22, 2016
New UNL Chancellor Ronnie Green, a Virginia native, married into his love for Nebraska
Ronnie Green’s journey to Nebraska began in a feedlot at Michigan State. Green, then an undergraduate student at Virginia Tech, was on a graduate school visit. His future wife, Jane, happened to be on the same research feedlot tour as part of a group from Nebraska. Three years would pass before their paths would cross again. It was 1985, and Green, a Virginia transplant, was at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln’s. His professor and longtime animal science faculty member, James Kinder, set up Ronnie and Jane on a blind date. Marrying Jane a year later, in 1986, Green now says, was like marrying Nebraska.
Read the full story at the Omaha World-Herald