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Seal of the University of Nebraska
Seal of the University of Nebraska

The University of Nebraska is one of two public university systems in the state of Nebraska, USA. The system has four universities and a technical college: Image File history File links Summary Obtained from [1] Licensing File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this old version. ... Image File history File links Summary Obtained from [1] Licensing File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this old version. ... A university is an institution of higher education and of research, which grants academic degrees. ... State nickname: Cornhusker State Other U.S. States Capital Lincoln Largest city Omaha Governor Dave Heineman (R) Senators Chuck Hagel (R) Ben Nelson (D) Official language(s) English Area 200,520 km² (16th)  - Land 199,099 km²  - Water 1,247 km² (0. ... A vocational school, provide vocational education and also sometimes referred to as a trade school is one operated for the express purpose of giving its students the skills needed to perform a certain job or jobs. ...

The University of Nebraska–Lincoln is a state-supported institution of higher learning located in Lincoln, Nebraska, USA. Often referred to as simply Nebraska or UNL, it is the flagship and largest campus of the University of Nebraska system. ... The University of Nebraska at Omaha, founded 1908 as the University of Omaha, is the Omaha, Nebraska, campus of the University of Nebraska system, and is the second-largest institution of higher education in Nebraska (after the University of Nebraska-Lincoln). ... This article needs to be wikified. ... Location in Nebraska Founded Incorporated 1854 1857  County Douglas County Mayor Michael Fahey Area  - Total  - Water 1290. ... Curtis is a city located in Frontier County, Nebraska. ...

History

The University of Nebraska was founded in 1869 in Lincoln, Nebraska. For the first 99 years of its existence, the University was synonymous with the Lincoln campus. In 1902, the university added a medical center in Omaha. The University reorganized into its present form in 1968 when it took control of the municipal University of Omaha. Kearney State College became the fourth member of the University of Nebraska system in 1991. Nickname: Star City Location in Nebraska Founded Incorporated 18671 1869  County Lancaster County Mayor Coleen Seng Area  - Total  - Water 195. ... The University of Nebraska at Omaha, founded 1908 as the University of Omaha, is the Omaha, Nebraska, campus of the University of Nebraska system, and is the second-largest institution of higher education in Nebraska (after the University of Nebraska-Lincoln). ... This article needs to be wikified. ...


Governance

The President of the University is James B. Milliken, J.D., who succeeded L. Dennis Smith in 2004. Members of the Board of Regents are: James (JB) Milliken became the Unversity of Nebraska President in 2004. ...

  • Charles Wilson, M.D., representing District 1 in the Lincoln area
  • Howard Hawks, representing District 2 in greater Omaha
  • Charles Hassebrook, representing District 3 in northeastern Nebraska
  • Drew Miller, Ph.D., representing District 4 in the Omaha metropolitan area
  • Jim McClurg, Ph.D., representing District 5 in southeast Nebraska, including part of Lincoln
  • Kent Schroeder, J.D., representing District 6 in central Nebraska,
  • C. David Hergert, representing District 7 in western Nebraska
  • Randolph Ferlic, MD, representing District 8 in the Omaha area
  • Brad Bohn, representing the students of the University of Nebraska at Kearney
  • Omaid Zabih, representing the students of the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.
  • Nicholas Behrendt, representing the students of the University of Nebraska Medical Center
  • Elizabeth Kraemer, representing the students of the University of Nebraska at Omaha

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