Notes from Campus

An invitation from Chancellor Green

A message to the University of Nebraska-Lincoln state-wide campus community

The last 10 days at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln have been challenging for all of us, forcing us to ask serious questions about the values and principles of our community, while at the same time facing head-on the reality that debilitating proposed cuts in state funding challenge the academic integrity and critical role Nebraska’s flagship land-grant university plays in the future of our state and greater world.

Welcome Back

To the University of Nebraska-Lincoln community of students, faculty and staff:

I am excited to welcome everyone back to campus as we launch a new semester in a new year. I hope each one of you had quality time for rest, reflection and celebration during the holiday break.

Chief of Staff and Associate to the Chancellor update

I am pleased to announce the appointment of Mike Zeleny as chief of staff and associate to the chancellor, effective Jan. 5, 2018. This move follows the announcement last week that Bill Nunez will become interim vice chancellor for business and finance, upon the retirement of Christine Jackson. Mike will serve as a senior adviser and will report directly to me on a wide variety of strategic and executive duties, special projects and initiatives involving the chancellor’s office and its priorities, including internal and external relations.

Vice Chancellor for Business and Finance update

Dear Colleagues:

As you are all aware, in the past few months a search committee led by Dr. Donde Plowman and Dr. Mike Boehm has been working diligently to identify potential vice chancellor for business and finance candidates. A thorough national search with the assistance of search consultant professionals from Witt/Kieffer led to the identification and interviews of four finalists on campus this fall. Unfortunately, we were not successful in filling the position with the right person to lead our efforts moving forward from this search process.

2018 United Way Campaign

Faculty and Staff,

Many of you have already contributed to the University of Nebraska-Lincoln’s United Way Combined Campaign for Health and Human Services, and I sincerely thank you for your support of our community.

2018 United Way Campaign

Faculty and staff,

Student resources related to DACA

Dear students,

I hope that the first few weeks of your semester have gone well. I am writing today concerning the announcement earlier this week of pending changes in the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, or DACA, program.

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